Take Action

From sending a message to your representative to signing a petition standing up for clean water to understanding your Bay Footprint Grade and how you can lessen your impact on the Chesapeake, check out all the ways you can take action for the Bay!

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    Thank Your Leaders for Passing a Bay-Friendly Farm Bill!

    The new Farm Bill is a win for clean water.

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    Stand Up for Menhaden

    Menhaden should not be recognized as a sustainable fishery!

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    Join CBF's Action Network

    Sign up to be the first to know the latest Chesapeake Bay issues and how you can help in the...

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    How to Advocate for the Bay in Your District

    Whether you have written a letter to the editor or traveled to Washington, your voices have made...

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    Find Your Representative

    Find your elected officials and let them know you care about the Bay and clean water!

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    Urge Congress to Protect Chesapeake Bay

    Sign our petition today and urge Congress to preserve funding for the Chesapeake Bay!

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    Urge EPA: Assert Your Leadership in Bay Restoration

    Ask EPA to hold the Bay states accountable for the clean water goals they committed to.

    Take Action
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    Stand Up for Science

    Science is under attack. We must fight back. Our legacy of clean water in the Chesapeake, and...

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    What's Your Bay Footprint?

    Your lifestyle choices matter in how much nitrogen pollution ends up in the Chesapeake Bay and...

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Krista Schlyer/iLCP

    Protect Chesapeake Bay Heritage, Fish, and Wildlife

    Urge Congress to protect our Chesapeake Bay hunting and fishing heritage.

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    Watch Advocacy in Action

    Advocates from across Virginia gathered in Washington, D.C. to lobby their representatives.

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Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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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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