Chesapeake Bay Foundation Seeking Top-Notch Virginia Advocates

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is seeking top-notch Virginia advocates to attend a free workshop Sept. 28 and 29 for current and future Clean Water Captains—volunteers who work for healthy waterways in their communities. This annual retreat helps new and returning Captains develop their knowledge of Bay issues, expand their skills, and have a lot of fun in the process.

"Our Captains have gotten involved in dozens of ways, including public speaking, meeting with state and local elected officials, and even founding local watershed groups," said CBF Virginia Director of Advocacy and Outreach Ann Jurczyk. "We couldn't save the Bay without our Captains. They're CBF's eyes, ears, and voices across Virginia."

Join CBF for this year's Virginia Clean Water Captains retreat from 4:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Brock Environmental Center at 3663 Marlin Bay Drive in Virginia Beach. This training features workshop sessions on Bay restoration progress, effective dialogue on issues, and Virginia's General Assembly. Other activities include experiences on the water aboard an education boat, a sustainable seafood and local harvest dinner, and a walking tour of Pleasure House Point.

Required registration is available online at www.cbf.org/captains.Participants can arrange lodging at a local hotel or a tent campsite nearby at First Landing State Park. For more information, contact Ann Jurczyk at 804-780-1392 or e-mail AJurczyk@cbf.org.

Advocate   Events   Volunteers   Water Quality   What We Have to Lose   Brock Environmental Center   CBF in Virginia   Hampton Roads Office   Virginia Office, Richmond  

Support the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

Donate Today

Save the Bay

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

Save the Bay
x
This website uses cookies to tailor and enhance your online experience. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more information, including details on how to disable cookies, please visit our Privacy Policy. Close