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Maryland Oyster Gardeners: Workshops and Pickups Scheduled

New oyster gardener workshops and returning gardener spat pickups are scheduled through mid-October. Check the Schedule for the one nearest you

Virginia Oyster Gardeners: Seminars and Roundups Scheduled

New oyster gardener seminars and returning gardener roundups are scheduled throughout July, August, and September. Check the Schedule for the one nearest you

Virginia VoiCeS Program
Registration Open

Va. Eastern Shore: Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS) training program starts September 25 in Melfa. Registration deadline is September 23. Find out more.

Charlottesville registration coming soon!

Race for the Bay and CBF!

On November 9, 2014, the Across the Bay 10k will take runners across the most majestic course—the 4.35-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which reaches 186 feet at its tallest point.

WE HAVE BIBS! We have a limited number of charity bibs available! Details here.

Runners: Create your individual or team fundraising pages today!

Runners and Supporters: Get your race t-shirts now!

Find out more  at cbf.org/bay10k

There's lots more going on! See our complete online calendar.

Forested buffer on creek. Photo by Bill Portlock/CBF StaffPress Statement

September 15, 2014

House Committee Passes HB1565; Major Clean Water Set-Back

(HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), today issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee's passage of HB1565.

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Press Release

September 12, 2014

Clean Water Counts!  to Wyoming County
CBF Applauds Commissioners for Adopting Clean Water Resolution

(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) applauds the Wyoming County Commissioners for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Keystone State.

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Press Release

September 2, 2014

Bay Stewardship Course Again Offered In Charlottesville

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is now accepting applications for its popular adult education course, VoiCeS (Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards), which will run Tuesday evenings from October 7 through November 18, 2014, in Charlottesville. The seven-week course focuses on water quality and stewardship.

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CBF In the News

September 10, 2014

Chesapeake Bay Group Seeks Students for Conservation Course

(Charlottesville Tomorrow)— The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is now accepting applications for VoiCeS (Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards), a seven-week education course focused on bringing stewardship and water quality information to adults interested in learning about conservation. This will be the third year the course is offered in Charlottesville. The Rivanna River watershed feeds into the Chesapeake Bay. Read More

 

CBF In the News

August 29, 2014

Virginia Attorney General Stands Tall for the Bay

(CBF Blog)—Eloquently and forcefully defending Virginia's right to partner with other states and EPA to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring told a Blue Planet Forum crowd of 200 people Wednesday night that a restored Bay is in the Commonwealth's best environmental, cultural, and economic interests. Read More

 

 

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Latest from the Clagett Farm blog
September 10, 2014

This Week's Share: Pumpkins, Greens and Eggplant

This week's featured photo of a frittata in the works is from Instagram user mrspeppermonkey who tagged her photo #ClagettFarm. Send us your own photos of what you see at the farm or what you're cooking with your weekly share, or post them to Instagram with hashtag #ClagettFarm. We'll feature them here…

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Upcoming Events

Conowingo Dam Public Meeting (MD)
Tue, 16 Sep 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Conowingo Dam Public Meeting (MD)
Tue, 16 Sep 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

PA Environmental Council Policy Conference
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Conowingo Dam Public Meeting (PA)
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Skipjack Bay Discovery Trip (MD)
Thu, 18 Sep 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bay Discovery Fishing Trip (MD)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bellemeade Watershed Walk (VA)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Eastern Shore Oyster Gardening (VA)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Wetland Restoration (MD)
Sun, 21 Sep 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Day to Serve Clagett Farm (MD)
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

CBF Supper Club (VA Hampton Roads)
Wed, 24 Sep 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Skipjack Bay Discovery Trip (MD)
Thu, 25 Sep 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Volunteer Cleanup (MD Eastern Shore)
Sat, 27 Sep 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Skipjack Bay Discovery Trip (MD)
Sat, 27 Sep 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

4th Annual Virginia Oyster/Wine/Beer Tasting
Sat, 27 Sep 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Baltimore Oyster Gardening Workshop (MD)
Sun, 05 Oct 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Where We Work

CBF has operations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Click on the map pins below to learn more about our offices, operations, and education centers.

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The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 17 million people.

 

 

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