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Clean the Bay Day 2013

Registration Open for Clean the Bay Day

It's time to gear up for CBF's annual Clean the Bay Day! Virginians, registration is now open for dozens of locations for the June 7 event. Find out more.

Educators: Registration Open for Summer, 2014/15 Student Programs

Registration is open for summer professional development courses for teachers and principals, as well as 2014/2015 student programs. Find out more.

Race for the Bay and CBF!

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is delighted to be one of four official Across the Bay 10k charity partners.

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. Runners will experience water vistas dotted with sailboats and cargo ships from atop a major dual-span bridge that doesn’t allow pedestrian traffic at any other time of the year.

Runners: Create your individual or team fundraising pages today!

Find out more  at cbf.org/bay10k

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

Morley's Wharf on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Photo by Dianne AppelPress Statement

April 14, 2014

Shore Groups Launch Campaign to Educate Local Candidates, Public

(EASTON, MD)—A partnership of 12 Eastern Shore and regional conservation groups today launched a campaign to educate candidates for local offices, as well as their constitutents, about necessary steps toward clean water on the Shore. Read More

Photo by Dianne Appell

Press Release

April 10, 2014

CBF Applauds Virginia Attorney General for Supporting Bay Cleanup Plan

(FORT MONROE, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following today's announcement that Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Virginia's plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Read More

 

Press Release

April 10, 2014

CBF Celebrates 35 Years Educating Students from Work Boat in Inner Harbor

(BALTIMORE, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is celebrating its 35th year using the Inner Harbor as a classroom, teaching environmental education to students from the deck of the authentic Chesapeake workboat Snow Goose. Read More

 

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CBF In the News

April 10, 2014

Herring Joins Fight to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

(WVEC ABC13) Video Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is joining the fight to keep the Chesapeake Bay clean. In a brief filed Thursday, Herring highlighted the economic impact and environmental significance of protecting the Bay.  Read More

 

CBF In the News

April 08, 2014

Lower Dauphin Teacher Completes 19 Years of Taking Students on Outdoor Trips With the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

(PennLive) Lower Dauphin Middle School science teacher Ben Cooper is retiring at the end of the year after 35 years of teaching and 19 years of taking his sixth-grade students out on the waterways of the midstate in the Susquehanna Watershed Education Program, sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Read More

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April 10, 2014

Bring on spring!

Wondering how your crops are progressing? Here's a few updates: The greenhouse plants are growing well! No groundhog invasions this year. Here's a photo I took on March 27th. In the foreground, you see some kohlrabi that we planted last week and some cabbages that we planted today…

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Upcoming Events

Clagett Farm Tree Potting (MD)Recurring Event
Thu, 17 Apr 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Clagett Farm Tree Potting (MD)Recurring Event
Sat, 19 Apr 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

13th Annual Rockfish Tournament Gala
Sat, 19 Apr 2014
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Clagett Farm Tree Potting (MD)Recurring Event
Tue, 22 Apr 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Earth Day Celebration
Tue, 22 Apr 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Clagett Farm Tree Potting (MD)Recurring Event
Wed, 23 Apr 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


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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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