How We Save the Bay

We work tirelessly at the local, state, and federal level to restore the waters we love through our education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration programs.

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    Photo Credit: CBF Staff

    With Advocacy

    CBF and its more than 240,000 members are the most effective voice that exists for protecting the...Read More

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    Photo Credit: Tom Zolper/CBF Staff

    In Our Communities

    From public meetings and adult education classes to numerous hands-on volunteer activities, CBF...Read More

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    Photo Credit: Margaret Sentman

    Through Restoration

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is restoring native oysters, planting underwater grasses, and...Read More

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    Photo Credit: Loren Barnett/CBF Staff

    With Schools

    CBF's award-winning environmental education program has been one of the cornerstones of our...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © Nikki Davis

    In the Courtroom

    CBF uses litigation not only to protect and enforce the current environmental laws, but to also...Read More

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    Programs & Initiatives

    Our state programs and projects around the watershed working toward clean, healthy waters and a...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP

    The Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

    Learn about the Blueprint for protecting and restoring our Bay, rivers, and streams for us and...Read More

Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

Share Your Story


Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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