Volunteers As Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS)


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

VoiCeS changed its format in the fall of  2016. Our fall 2016 program was held over two consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We combine classroom instruction with Bay experiences for adult volunteers who want to learn more about the Chesapeake Bay and regional environmental issues and go the extra mile to help save the Bay. The program features in-depth sessions by leading experts on subjects affecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay along with at least one field experience. There is also a service requirement of 40 hours on a Bay-related project(s) of your choosing. Successful graduates receive CBF's designation as a "Chesapeake Bay Steward."

Course topics typically include

  • Bay history,
  • wildlife,
  • wetlands,
  • fisheries,
  • urban and rural solutions to pollution,
  • local restoration,
  • citizen advocacy,
  • and much more

Questions? Contact Tanner Council at 757-622-1964 or by e-mail at tcouncil@cbf.org.

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