Sunset over the Chesapeake Bay.
Sunset over the Chesapeake Sunset over the Chesapeake Bay. © Dave Spier

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Clean the Bay Day


The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners throughout the commonwealth invite you to help save the Bay by picking up shoreline, waterway, and watershed litter during the 31st Annual Clean the Bay Day on June 1, 2019.

By boat or on foot, gather your family, friends, neighbours, groups, and co-workers to join thousands of fellow Virginians for a fun day and a worthwhile way to help Save the Bay.

Nature Conservancy sponsored locations in Virginia include:

Oyster, VA

Charlottesville, VA and Rivanna River Watershed

  • Riverview Park to Free Bridge
  • Pollocks Branch at Elliott Ave.
  • Rock Creek off 5th Street (near Beacon Apts.)
  • Meadow Creek off Holmes Ave.

The Nature Conservancy is participating in Clean the Bay Day in partnership with Rivanna Chapter Master Naturalists, Rivanna Conservation Alliance, and the City of Charlottesville.

Join Us

Find a location and register to help make a difference for the Chesapeake Bay.