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...
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...
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...
Investing in State Parks for the Future

Investing in State Parks for the Future

Cunningham Falls State Park (Photo Credit: Cunningham Falls State Park via FindYourChesapeake) By Warren Brown Marylanders are about to get a historic boost in places to visit outdoors. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and other factors, the demand for experiences...
Preserving More than the Beach

Preserving More than the Beach

Elktonia (Photo Credit: Jody Couser, Chesapeake Conservancy) By Warren Brown Jazz legends Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and Lionel Hampton. Soul artists Ray Charles, James Brown and Jackie Wilson. Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneers...