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: Sail Away with Me

    February 11, 2019

    The sun sets on a cold January day as docked sailboats reflect off a calm Chester River in Chestertown, MD.

  • Photo of the Week: My Blue Heron Neighbor

    February 4, 2019

    A blue heron stands along Maryland's South River.

  • Photo of the Week: Day's End

    January 28, 2019

    The Bay is the place to go whenever you need some deserted January beach therapy.

  • Photo of the Week: Locked in Ice

    January 14, 2019

    A sailboat sits locked in ice on the frozen Chesapeake Bay.

  • Photo of the Week: Almost Home

    January 7, 2019

    Caledon State Park, Virginia, is a popular place to release eagles after rehabilitation from injury. Belle Isle, York River, and Westmoreland State Parks are also popular release sites in Virginia, but this lady was happy to be returned to her old territory.

  • Photo of the Week: Legacy

    December 31, 2018

    Oyster shells on the Chesapeake Bay at low tide, during the golden hour, in Mathews County, VA.

  • Photo of the Week: On Jones Pond

    December 10, 2018

    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!

    December 3, 2018

    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

    November 26, 2018

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

  • Photo of the Week: Blackwater

    November 19, 2018

    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

    November 12, 2018

    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

    November 5, 2018

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

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