What's up in Education

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Highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program all across the watershed.

Below are some highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program. See the navigation on the left for more education stories.

  • Summer Learning Experience for Student Leaders Was a Time for Looking Forward

    October 17, 2017

    Emma Stone, a Pennsylvania high school student, shares a journal of her experiences this summer on CBF's "50 Forward" program—a six-day summer course with that celebrated CBF's first half-century of commitment to saving the Bay and local rivers and streams, and inspired the next generation to continue those efforts.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Chain of Events

    September 1, 2017

    Here at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, we're often asked, "What can I do to help save the Bay?" While there isn't just one answer to that question, one of my favorite idioms is relevant—90 percent of life is showing up.

  • Outdoor Learning Is Important for next Generation of Leaders

    August 10, 2017

    For children growing up today with much more technology than I had, it’s hard to overstate the importance of learning outside

  • Federal Support Is Essential for Cleaner Waterways

    August 7, 2017

    There is no doubt about it. It has been hot in Virginia this summer. Fortunately, in Hampton Roads when the temperature soars we can take to the water to beat the heat.

  • One Amazing Week and the next 50 Years

    July 21, 2017

    "Education is the best long-term investment in the Chesapeake Bay." After gathering student leaders from across the watershed for a week of hands-on Bay education, these words by CBF President Will Baker ring true.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Flipping the Script

    July 14, 2017

    When an anniversary or milestone approaches, the natural inclination is often to reflect on the past. As CBF celebrates its 50th anniversary, we’re flipping the script—what better way to celebrate than to engage with the next generation and hear their thoughts on what it will take to save the Bay.

  • Celebrating 50 Years with Student Leaders

    July 10, 2017

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has been working for 50 years to Save the Bay by partnering with leaders nationally, regionally, and locally in our communities.

  • Streams and Students in Pennsylvania

    January 11, 2017

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation educators Tom Parke and Emily Thorpe took advantage of an unseasonably warm winter day in Pennsylvania, to wash life vests, check canoes for needed repairs, and reflect on the Susquehanna Watershed Environmental Education Program's (SWEEP) 26th year of connecting students with their local waterways.

  • Cultivating Creativity for the Bay

    January 4, 2017

    Pablo Picasso once said, "every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." All of us are inherently creative, but like most skills, creativity requires cultivation, nurturing, and most importantly, practice.

  • This Week in the Watershed: All Hands on Deck

    November 4, 2016

    Now more than ever, CBF is focusing on engaging diverse audiences, including recently embarking on a field trip with members of Central Virginia's Hispanic community.

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