But it doesn't stop there. CBF is also an active partner in local restoration efforts spearheaded by community organizations throughout the watershed.
CBF is also active in agricultural communities, helping scores of farmers find funding and implement conservation practices that have dramatically reduced pollution running off their land.
See the section navigation for projects we're working on and ways to get involved. Our latest community stories are listed below. You can also check our Programs & Initiatives and our calendar for more information about activities in your area.
Stories from Our Communities
Breaking Through Concrete Ceilings
February 17, 2023
Dr. Mamie Parker has spent her life making history as a Black, female conservationist, paving the way for young Black women who want to pursue a career in the environmental world.
The Deep Roots of Regenerative Agriculture
February 14, 2023
Tens of thousands of years ago, farmers of color around the world pioneered ways of working the land that are critical for restoring ecological balance, clean water, and community today.
Our Family's Journey to Slash Plastic Use
February 6, 2023
CBF Clean Water Captain Kit Norlan shares how her family set out to shrink their consumption of plastic and paper, with information that could help you do the same.
Four Ways the Chesapeake National Recreation Area Would Benefit You
January 31, 2023
Thanks to draft legislation, the Chesapeake Bay may finally get the national recognition, along with greater public access, that lawmakers and environmental groups in the region have been seeking for decades.
More Than Just a Love of Oysters
January 9, 2023
Former CBF student leader and current Baltimore educator Jess Jenkins describes what brought her back to the Bay.
A Fight for History in Hobson
December 21, 2022
Waterwoman and activist Mary Hill is fighting to restore her community’s rights and way of life in Hobson, Virginia.
Save the Bay News: The Best of 2022
December 16, 2022
How do you sum up 2022? For the Chesapeake Bay, here are CBF's top stories of the year.
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