What's up in Education

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CBF educator Eric Weigandt introduces students to a denizen of the Bay during a field experience.

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Highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program all across the watershed.

Below are some highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program. See the navigation on the left for more education stories.

  • Maryland Students Need Outdoor Education

    February 24, 2020

    Following an elimination of funding to aid Maryland environmental education experiences, students and educators speak out.

  • The “Aha” Moment of Environmental Education

    January 27, 2020

    For many, the thought of spending a few days in the field can be daunting. What do I pack? Will I be way outside of my comfort zone? See what one educator learned from her expedition on the Bay and how it shaped her understanding of the outdoors.

  • My Generation's Fear—and Hope—for the Future

    December 5, 2019

    Kallan Benson reflects on her time as a CBF Student Leader and her passion for climate action.

  • My Generation's Fear—and Hope—for the Future

    December 5, 2019

    Kallan Benson reflects on her time as a CBF Student Leader and her passion for climate action.

  • Students Re-Energized by Fox Island Magic

    November 19, 2019

    CBF's Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council President Lenka Platt reflects on her time on Virginia's Fox Island.

  • Beyond the Marsh

    October 25, 2019

    The loss of Fox island offers a lesson on climate and the importance of environmental education.

  • Mud Between Your Toes

    October 17, 2019

    CBF educators past and present remember Fox Island magic before the education center closes its doors at the end of this season.

  • Fox Magic

    October 11, 2019

    It’s no secret Fox Island is a magical place, suspended between the waters of Tangier and Pocomoke Sounds. The weathered hunting lodge and its surrounding salt marshes and seagrass beds connected tens of thousands of teachers and students to the Bay for more than 40 years. Here, they share their stories.

  • 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.

  • Summertime Learning, Brock Center Style

    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.

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