Below are some highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program. See the navigation on the left for more education stories.
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.
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.
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.
October 14, 2016
From dolphins, to sharks, to manatees, the Bay is always full of surprises. This week revealed yet another, as a gigantic blue crab was caught and released on a CBF education trip.
September 12, 2016
Top administrators from independent schools across the Chesapeake watershed gathered together this summer at our Port Isobel Island Environmental Education Center near Tangier Island, Virginia, to collaborate, learn, and be inspired.
August 9, 2016
As Arthur Sherwood, one of CBF's founding members and first executive director, said: "The place to teach people about the Bay is on it and in it."
July 1, 2013
While he acknowledges a lifelong interest in being on and around the water, James Hemphill points to that first experience with CBF as truly inspiring him to get involved in solving some of the Bay's problems.
April 1, 2013
It started as something of an experiment as teachers began exploring new methods for using the Chesapeake Bay in and out of the classroom as a tool to teach science.