Saving the Bay through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration.


A CBF educators shows a map of the watershed during an online class.

CBF Staff

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Launches CBF OWL, a Live Online Environmental Education Program

This month we launched CBF Online Watershed Learning (CBF OWL)—a new education program designed to bring CBF’s expert environmental educators live into online classrooms.

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A red farm house sits amoung rolling agriculural hills in York County, Pennsylvania.

John Pavoncello/York Dispatch

CBF Applauds Senate Cost-Share Bill That Invests in Clean Water Efforts by Pennsylvania Farmers

CBF is applauding new legislation in the state Senate that will offer financial support that farmers in Pennsylvania want and need so they can keep soil on the land, reduce polluted runoff into local streams, and protect their long-term viability.

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Octoraro Native Plant Nursery

CBF Steps up Efforts to Ensure Trees Are Available for Planting

CBF, which coordinates the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership, is spending about $2.6 million for 710,000 trees, shelters, and stakes to supply plantings through 2022.

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Upcoming Events

The health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, supporters, and staff are our top priorities, and we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. For updates on CBF's activities and events, see our blog.

Friday, October 2

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout Shady Side

4:00-6:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 1
CBF's Maryland Oyster Restoration Center
Shady Side, Maryland
Saturday, October 3

Lighthouse Point Oyster Gardening Workshop

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 2
Oasis Marina
Baltimore, Maryland
Sunday, October 4

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout Easton

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 3
Easton Point Marina
Easton, Maryland
Tuesday, October 6

Virtual Baltimore VoiCeS

Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 5
Online Course

Where We Work

The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Visit our locations to explore our offices, operations, and education centers.


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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