Kenny Fletcher lives in Richmond less than a mile from the James River's rapids, but grew up surrounded by the Bay's brackish waters in southern Maryland. He is currently CBF's Virginia Communications Coordinator, where he travels the Commonwealth in search of the best stories in the watershed.
He has a degree in Spanish from St. Mary's College of Maryland and a master's in journalism from the University of Maryland. His work has been published by Smithsonian Magazine and numerous newspapers and magazines throughout Virginia and Maryland.
In his free time Kenny loves exploring rivers and creeks by canoe, fishing for rockfish on the Bay, and hiking with his family. His favorite place in the Bay watershed is Dragon Run, a pristine swamp in Virginia's Middle Peninsula.
November 11, 2020
A small Virginia city is planting trees—and hope—for the future.
May 28, 2020
This summer, take your kids canoeing with a few helpful tips from our staff.
January 15, 2020
A major court win last week for the people of Union Hill could help move the needle in the right direction for Virginia to meaningfully apply environmental justice.
November 6, 2019
Last week, CBF challenged a key permit for a proposed natural gas-burning compressor station in court, defending the right of people in the historic African-American community of Union Hill to continue to breathe clean air.
October 22, 2019
This fall, 34 Virginia Clean Water Captains gathered together at CBF's Brock Environmental Center for a weekend of discussion, learning, and preparation for year filled with advocacy.
September 27, 2019
From boggy and grassy to teaming with plants and wildlife, the manmade wetland in Waynesboro, VA is bringing new joy and less flooding to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood.
August 7, 2019
Summertime and being on the water go together like crabs and Old Bay. And while school is still out for most kids, the Chesapeake Bay is a great place to learn when the weather’s warm.
July 29, 2019
Every year since 2009, the kayak guides have paddled Onancock Creek with a group of about 20 local volunteers to clean up trash in the waterway and surrounding marshes.
July 3, 2019
Richard Walker's ancestral homestead is the historically black community of Union Hill, VA, where his family still lives. But Union Hill's "healthy living" is being threatened by a compressor station that burns natural gas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
May 29, 2019
Richmond area Hispanic leaders go fishing with CBF.
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