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
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.
Save the Bay News: Urban Gardens, Toxic Cleanups, and Community Action
November 18, 2022
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we share resources for how you can get involved in speaking up for the Bay every day.
5-Millionth Tree Marks Milestone for Pennsylvania
November 10, 2022
Trees provide a plethora of benefits to waterways, farms, economies, and people. That makes them a powerful tool as Pennsylvania works to accelerate progress toward its clean water commitments.
Toxic Waste Hits Home in Hampton Roads
November 4, 2022
As EPA plans cleanup, pollution sparks concern in a Portsmouth community. High tides and heavy rains wash floodwaters over the contaminated site in low-lying Hampton Roads, polluting waterways, threatening wildlife, and creating a public health risk.
A Bay Without Borders
November 1, 2022
Aquaculturist and activist Imani Black is changing the status quo in the oyster world.
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