Looking to the Future
The Chesapeake Bay is important, not just for enjoyment, but for
health and the spirit. We’re trying to save something that is part of
us, a part of the human experience. If we don’t do that, I think we’re
in big trouble.
The people at CBF are wonderful stewards. They care about the
people on the Bay as well as the Bay itself. They make it easy to get caught up in the cause
and make saving the Bay something you really care about.
I am optimistic about the Bay’s future. However, restoring it is not going to be easy
because it means changing the way we all live. It means using fewer resources—and
we all use too many resources. If we keep working at it, and we continue making people
aware of how necessary the Bay is, I’m optimistic that the Bay’s health will be stabilized,
that it will keep getting better.
Leading the Way, Saving the Bay
Save the Bay: It’s been our battle cry since a small group
founded CBF in 1967. Fifty years later, our Bay and
the rivers and streams that feed it are on their way
to becoming a national model for environmental
restoration. We’re making progress, but much hard