Protected Lands in and around the Watershed

Protected Lands in and around the Watershed

Lost River State Park(Photo Credit: West VA State Parks) By Jake Leizear, Chesapeake Conservancy There is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its...
Happy 106th Birthday to the National Park Service

Happy 106th Birthday to the National Park Service

NPS Birthday(Photo Credit: National Park Service) August 25th marks the 106th birthday for the Department of Interior’s National Park Service (NPS). Happy Birthday, NPS! In 2021, the National Park System welcomed 297 million visitors to its numerous sites,...
Historic Conservation and Environmental Funding

Historic Conservation and Environmental Funding

PA Capital Building(Photo Credit: PA Attorney General.) Legislative and Budget Highlights for Virginia and Pennsylvania By Warren Brown and John Griffin We reported in the May 17th Lighting Update that the Maryland General Assembly adjourned their 2022 session having...
Latino Conservation Week in the Watershed

Latino Conservation Week in the Watershed

Image Caption – Style: Heading 6, italics, centered By National Park Service Chesapeake Office Communities throughout the Chesapeake Bay and the country will engage and connect with the great outdoors during Latino Conservation Week (LCW), an initiative of...
Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed

Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed

Earl White, educator and third-generation waterman, shares his knowledge and love for the Bay with students on a Chesapeake Bay Foundation field experience(Photo Credit: CBF Photo) Mapping and Sharing Stories of Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed By Kendra...
Honoring Memorial Day

Honoring Memorial Day

Civil War prisoner graves decorated for Memorial Day at Andersonville National Historic Site(Photo Credit: NPS Photo / National Park Foundation) By Warren Brown Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in...
Legislative Results in Maryland

Legislative Results in Maryland

Riverbend (Photo Credit: National Park Service via Christopher Spielmann) By John Griffin Our January 25th Lighting Update provided a preview of important legislative and budgetary initiatives as the General Assembly sessions were underway in Maryland (MD) and...