Saving the Bay During COVID-19

This year tested us like no other. But the passion, strength, and resilience of the CBF community continues to shine. Never has our fight for clean water been more important. And never have we been more honored and overwhelmed by the unyielding support of the CBF family. Because of you, we did not pull back in 2020—we pushed forward. Together we,

  • Added more than 1.63 billion oysters to the Bay with our partners;
  • Coordinated 1,135 volunteers planting 103,289 trees with partners in highly targeted locations;
  • Inspired 86,275 advocacy actions in the fight for clean water;
  • Engaged thousands of students, parents, and teachers with our Learn Outside, Learn at Home initiative;
  • And so much more.

Just take a look at the video above at what you made possible. We’re grateful to have you by our side in the fight for clean streams, healthy rivers, and a saved Bay.

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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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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