Photo of the Week: Hooper's Island Terrapin

Photo by Jeff Allenby/

"I took the photo on Lower Hooper's Island on the Eastern Shore. I was actually out scouting paddling sites for CBF's (now-defunct) Maryland Canoe Program for an Eastern Shore Chesapeake Classroom's trip I was getting ready to lead. We saw the terrapin in the road and before we moved it to the side, I laid down in the road to take the picture . . . To me, the Chesapeake Bay is an incredible resource for so many people-- from recreational fisherman to professional watermen, to families paddling and sailing on the Bay and its many tributaries. Because everyone relies on [the Bay] in one way or another, we are all responsible for taking care of it . . ."

 --Jeff Allenby (as told to Emmy Nicklin)


Do you have a favorite Bay photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Photo of the Week contest? Send them to CBF's E-Communications Manager, Emmy Nicklin, at enicklin [at sign], along with a brief description of where and when you took the photo and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. Please also join our Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Flickr group and post your pics to our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing your photos!


Emmy Nicklin

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