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
May 25, 2023
The simple idea of getting kids “out on the water, messing around in boats” has remained at the core of CBF’s award-winning environmental education programs for 50 years—an anniversary milestone celebrated by the stories in this edition of Save the Bay News.
April 24, 2023
Dwight Easter, artist and longtime Hampton Roads resident, discusses litter, beachgoing, and creating art.
April 19, 2023
The brainchild of Towson High School students, the homegrown Tributary Festival melds music and passion to the tune of more than $19,000 raised to date for Bay restoration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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