Programs & Initiatives

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

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    Photo Credit: © Nikki Davis

    Maryland Programs & Initiatives

    From stormwater management to our on-the-ground restoration work, check out our priorities in the...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © Jon McRay

    Eastern Shore Maryland Programs & Initiatives

    Our office in Easton, Maryland, is fast at work defending the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP

    Pennsylvania Programs & Initiatives

    From contaminated agricultural runoff to natural gas drilling, learn about the issues we face in...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © Jackie Shannon/CBF Staff

    Virginia Programs & Initiatives

    Our Virginia staff has its hands full with environmental advocacy, education, science, policy,...Read More

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    Hampton Roads Virginia Programs & Initiatives

    Situated at the southern tip of the watershed, our Hampton Roads office focuses on restoration...Read More

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    Environmental Impact Bonds

    Environmental Impact Bonds provide an innovative source of funding for green infrastructure...Read More

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    Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance

    A multi-state program supporting farmers interested in grazing their livestock.Read More

Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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Save the Bay

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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