Volunteers As Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS)

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A program designed to reach local volunteers and their communities and create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it.

CBF created the VoiCeS program in 2004 as a way to reach out to local volunteers and their communities and create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it. This professionally-taught, two-part program, meet weekly for eight weeks and includes field trips and participant-led community projects. Participants learn about the Bay's biology, its problems and issues, and how volunteers and their communities can help Bay restoration.

VoiCeS not only connects participants with the Bay, but it also gives volunteers a greater understanding of their own watersheds. The program is divided into two parts:

  • a six- to eight-week course of study, with one three-hour class each week, and
  • a service requirement on a Bay-related project or projects of 40 hours over the next nine months. (Some programs might not require this.)

Successful graduates receive CBF's designation as Chesapeake Stewards.

CBF created the VoiCeS program in 2004 as a way to reach out to local volunteers and their communities and create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it. This professionally-taught, two-part program, meet weekly for eight weeks and includes field trips and participant-led community projects. Participants learn about the Bay's biology, its problems and issues, and how volunteers and their communities can help Bay restoration.

VoiCeS not only connects participants with the Bay, but it also gives volunteers a greater understanding of their own watersheds. The program is divided into two parts:

  • a six- to eight-week course of study, with one three-hour class each week*, and
  • a service requirement on a Bay-related project or projects of 40 hours over the next nine months. (Some programs might not require this.)

Successful graduates receive CBF's designation as Chesapeake Stewards.

* The Hampton Roads program has a different format. Please see the web page for details.

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