Photo of the Week

Do you have a favorite Chesapeake photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Upload your digital photo along with a brief description of where and when it was taken, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!

  • Photo of the Week: On Jones Pond

    Virginia's Caledon State Park is a National Natural Landmark known for its old-growth oak-tulip poplar forest and prime habitat for bald eagles along the Potomac River.

  • Photo of the Week: We Send Greetings!

    A beautiful day at Hughlett Point Nature Preserve was made even nicer by a huge flock of pelicans arriving, a waving crab, and fishing for over 2 hours!

  • Photo of the Week: White Out

    A great egret enjoys a quiet early November morning along the shore at Chub Lake, in Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Photo of the Week: Blackwater

    The Eastern Shore's Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1933 as a waterfowl sanctuary for birds migrating along the critical migration highway called the Atlantic Flyway.

  • Photo of the Week: Chester River Tall Ships

    Imagine how pristine the Chesapeake Bay and it's rivers were when these historic tall ships sailed it's waters in the 1600s!

  • Photo of the Week: Happy Release Day

    In September, Rappahannock Wildlife Refuge released a rescued green heron back into the wild!

  • Photo of the Week: Fisherman at Sunrise

    A fisherman paddles the Susquehanna River at sunrise while steam comes off the water on a bitter cold morning in December 2017.

  • Photo of the Week: Once Upon a Time

    Miocene era fossil found on the Shores of the York River, Virginia. Ecphora was a genera of predatory snails that stalked the warm sea that once covered Virginia.

  • Photo of the Week: Sunrise on the North East River

    Sunrise in the early summer of 2017 from the beach at Craft Haven Marina in Perryville, MD.

  • Photo of the Week: Rescued

    An endangered diamond terrapin was rescued from a private citizen in Virginia after it was trapped in a crab pot.

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