Communities for a Healthy Bay (CHB) is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting and restoring Commencement Bay and its watershed. CHB was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned citizens who saw the need for a strong voice to advocate for the health of the bay.
CHB's mission is to protect and restore Commencement Bay and its watershed for the benefit of all. CHB works to achieve its mission through a variety of programs and initiatives, including:
- Advocacy: CHB works to influence public policy that protects and restores Commencement Bay. CHB advocates for clean water standards, sustainable development, and pollution prevention.
- Education: CHB provides educational programs to raise awareness about the importance of clean water and healthy ecosystems. CHB works with students, teachers, and community members to learn about the bay and how to protect it.
- Restoration: CHB works to restore degraded habitats in Commencement Bay. CHB has planted thousands of trees and shrubs, restored wetlands, and removed invasive species.
- Research: CHB conducts research to better understand the health of Commencement Bay. CHB's research helps to inform CHB's advocacy, education, and restoration efforts.
CHB is a trusted partner for businesses, government agencies, and community organizations working to protect and restore Commencement Bay. CHB's expertise and experience help to ensure that these partners are working effectively to achieve their goals.
CHB is a valuable resource for anyone who cares about the health of Commencement Bay. CHB's programs and initiatives are making a difference in the bay and its watershed. CHB is committed to working with others to create a cleaner, healthier bay for future generations.
Here are some of the ways that you can get involved with Communities for a Healthy Bay:
- Donate: CHB relies on the support of donors to fund its programs and initiatives. Your donation will help CHB to continue its work protecting and restoring Commencement Bay.
- Volunteer: CHB offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. You can help CHB with its advocacy, education, restoration, and research efforts.
- Advocate: You can make a difference by speaking out in support of clean water and healthy ecosystems. Contact your elected officials and let them know that you care about the health of Commencement Bay.
- Educate others: Share what you know about the importance of clean water and healthy ecosystems with your friends, family, and neighbors. Encourage them to get involved in protecting and restoring Commencement Bay.
Together, we can make a difference for Commencement Bay.