Hampton Roads Virginia Programs & Initiatives

Situated at the southern tip of the watershed, our Hampton Roads office focuses on restoration and advocacy efforts all in the name of clean water.

Programs & Initiatives: Hampton Roads &
Eastern Shore, Va

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    Clean the Bay Day

    Join us in Virginia on the first Saturday in June for this annual community cleanup event.

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    Clean Water Captains

    Clean Water Captains are ambassadors for clean water in their communities.

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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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    Oyster Restoration

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

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    Dom J. Manalo

    Speakers Bureau

    Invite CBF staff to your next meeting to educate your members about Bay and water quality issues.

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    CBF Staff

    Stream & Shoreline Restoration

    Five major rivers—the Susquehanna, Potomac, Rappahannock, York, and James—provide nearly 90 percent of the fresh water to the Chesapeake Bay. These and the hundreds of thousands of creeks and streams that feed them, provide vital habitat for many aquatic species, including anadromous fish species like shad and sturgeon,turtles and amphibians, and important plants and grasses.

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    Sue Mangan

    Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS)

    CBF created the VoiCeS program in 2004 as a way to reach out to local volunteers and their communities and create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it.

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    Virginia's Eastern Shore

    The CBF has long worked on local issues important to the Shore.

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    CBF Staff

    Restoring Hampton Waterways

    CBF's "Partnership to Restore Hampton Waterways" reduced stormwater pollution in the city of Hampton, Virginia, restored critical shoreline, and jumpstarted the restoration of native oysters to the region's tributaries.

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    Jackie Shannon/CBF Staff

    Lafayette River Restoration

    Since 2009, CBF and partners have greatly stepped up efforts to resuscitate the Lafayette River in Norfolk, Virginia. In 2018, the Lafayette became the first river in Virginia to meet oyster restoration goals set for ten tributaries across the Bay.

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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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