Chesapeake News and Dos

Filling you in on the top stories of the week and letting you know how to make a difference!

 Flooded susquehanna

View of the flooded Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, PA  Photo by Foster Nost


This week in the Watershed:  Irene's effects, shale drilling, swollen Susquehanna, and menhaden


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for the Bay


September 9

  • Check out this native plant sale at the Herring Run Nursery in partnership with Blue Water Baltimore. 

September 9-10

  • There is another native plant sale happening in St. Michaels, MD with Environmental Concern.  Great chance to get some natives in the ground before winter comes. 

September 10

September 15

  • Help the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) plant 800 trees on a farm near the Bay Bridge in Annapolis. Registration is required. To sign up, send your complete contact information to Carmera Thomas at 443/482-2156 or email
  • Make your mark for clean water! Help CBF in West Chester, VA mark storm drains so people know that water makes it to the Bay.

September 17


--Adam Wickline


If you have an upcoming Bay-related restoration event and you need volunteers, please let us know by contacting CBF's Community Building Manager, Adam Wickline: you enjoy working with fellow Bay Lovers to help save the Chesapeake? Become a CBF Volunteer to receive notifications about upcoming volunteer opportunities. 

Adam Wickline



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