Maryland Programs & Initiatives

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

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    CBF Staff

    Clean Water Captains

    Clean Water Captains is a community of CBF members and volunteers who regularly take action for the Bay and local waters by engaging in regular, advocacy-related activities in their communities.

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    Sue Mangan

    Volunteers As Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS)

    CBF's adult education program is designed to reach local volunteers and their communities and create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it.

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    Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program


    CBF performs hands-on restoration work with community partners across the watershed to reduce pollution at its source and rebuild the Bay's natural filters—oyster reefs, forests, and wetlands.

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    CBF Staff

    Oyster Restoration in Maryland

    CBF's oyster restoration programs offer residents the tools and information needed to help restore native Eastern oysters to the Chesapeake.

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    Maryland Grazers Network

    The Maryland Grazers Network is a mentorship program that pairs experienced livestock, dairy, sheep, and poultry producers with farmers who want to learn new grazing skills.

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    Greg Kahn

    Maryland Shellfish Growers Network

    The Maryland Shellfish Growers Network provides resources and training for new and veteran shellfish farmers.

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    Harry Strite

    Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance

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

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    D.C. Department of Energy & Environment

    Environmental Impact Bonds

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

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