Student Leadership

  • Follow the Filter Feeders

    August 22, 2019

    CBF student leaders headed to the nation’s capital to explore the connections between federal policy and water quality.

  • Virginia Beach Students OWN ITT!

    July 16, 2019

    Virginia Beach students recently participated in the Our Watershed Needs Identified for Today and Tomorrow (OWN-ITT) competition, making sustainability focused story maps.

  • The Year of the Students

    April 25, 2019

    Students all across the watershed have played an active role advocating for our environment in state legislative sessions this year

  • An Oyster Champion in Virginia

    February 27, 2019

    One student is on a quest to officially recognize the importance of oysters in Virginia.

  • Students Determined to Continue Efforts to Recognize Hellbenders

    December 11, 2018

    Despite stalling out in the Pennsylvania House, these students aren't giving up on saving and recognizing Eastern hellbenders.

  • A Call to Action for Hellbenders and Trees

    September 11, 2018

    There's no denying that I have a greater interest in the happenings in the Pennsylvania State House than my fellow 17 year-olds. But as a member of Pennsylvania's Student Leadership Council, I understand the value of clean water to the Commonwealth and recognize the influence the halls of government in Harrisburg have on our rivers and streams.

  • Parachutes for the Planet: Aiming for a Livable Future

    May 17, 2018

    We have to be the promise for the planet.

  • Fighting for the Future of Our Forests

    February 16, 2018

    Growing up in Maryland, the forests and woods in our communities have always been a place of fresh air, sanctuary, and play.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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