Saving the Bay through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration.
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From a landmark court case for environmental law to a 90+ percent reduction in tidal wetlands loss, CBF hit the ground running. Read more about CBF in the '70s
Prompted by CBF advocacy, states established critical areas preservation laws and striped bass received greater protection. Read more about CBF in the '80s
With CBF's leadership and support, water quality standards were set, preserved, and enforced.Read more about CBF in the '90s
CBF helped secure three major programs for farmers, saved wetlands, and founded a national environmental education partnership. Read more about CBF in the '00s
CBF's leadership helped launch agricultural conservation efforts, save menhaden, and set in motion precedent-setting pollution reduction efforts for the Bay. Read more about CBF in the '10s
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