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Chesapeake News and Dos

Filling you in on the top stories of the week and letting you know how to make a difference!
Join us this Saturday for a "Cyclist for the Bay" ride on the Mount Vernon Trail. Photo by CBF staff.

This week in the Watershed: dams, oysters, and learning outside.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for the Bay

October 1

October 2

  • Clean up Gillies Creek in Richmond! Come help remove trash, debris, and invasive species from the stream and park. 
  • Come to the Dam Jam 2011 at Cromwell Valley Park to learn firsthand about Baltimore’s drinking water reservoir and listen to some great bands for free! 

October 5

  • Join the Maryland Oyster team for an oyster gardening workshop! Learn how to grow these filtering bivalves off your dock or pier! 

October 6 and 7

  • Come help CBF plant a stream buffer on a farm in Carroll County, MD! Help famers protect their streams from stormwater runoff. 

October 8

  • Help clean up the Anacostia, our nation’s “forgotten river!” Join the United by Blue crew to help rehabilitate this Potomac tributary. 

Adam Wickline


If you have an upcoming Bay-related restoration event and you need volunteers, please let us know by contacting CBF’s Community Building Manager, Adam Wickline: Do you enjoy working with fellow Bay Lovers to help save the Chesapeake? Become a CBF volunteer to receive notifications about upcoming volunteer opportunities.


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