Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay. Serving as a watchdog, we fight for effective, science-based solutions to the pollution degrading the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Our motto, "Save the Bay," is a regional rallying cry for pollution reduction throughout the Chesapeake's six-state, 64,000-square-mile watershed, which is home to more than 17 million people and 3,000 species of plants and animals.

Since opening the Virginia office in the early 1980s, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has been leading the efforts to Save the Bay™ in the Old Dominion through environmental advocacy, education, science, policy, litigation, and restoration. Today, CBF boasts offices in Richmond and Norfolk, field staff in Charlottesville and the Eastern Shore, an oyster restoration center in Gloucester, and six outdoor environmental education programs across the state. Our efforts are focused on ensuring Virginia meets its 2025 Bay cleanup goals to reduce pollution from sewage treatment plants, farms, and urban and suburban stormwater runoff.

CBF Hampton Roads Office
142 West York Street, Suite 618
Norfolk, VA 23510

Contact Chesapeake Bay Foundation

1108 East Main Street
Capitol Place,Suite 1600
Richmond, Virginia  23219
Phone: 804-780-1392
Fax: 804-648-4011


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Accomack County, Virginia
  • Essex County, Virginia
  • King George County, Virginia
  • Lancaster County, Virginia
  • Mathews County, Virginia
  • Middlesex County, Virginia
  • Northampton County, Virginia
  • Northumberland County, Virginia
  • Richmond County, Virginia
  • Stafford County, Virginia
  • Westmoreland County, Virginia

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