June 17, 2015 - The Chesapeake Conservancy today announced that Tom & Audrey, a nesting pair of osprey who make their Maryland home along the shores of Kent Island, have accepted two foster chicks in their nest. Thanks to USFWS biologist Craig Koppie, Tom & Audrey are now parents!
May 27, 2015 - The Chesapeake Conservancy in partnership with the Coastal Heritage Alliance, the Maryland Watermen’s Association and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has trained more than 120 watermen to provide working tours of the Chesapeake Bay through the Watermen Heritage Tourism Training program. Shadow a Local Waterman for an Authentic Connection to the History, Culture and Maritime Heritage of the Chesapeake Bay
Consider creating habitat for monarch butterflies in your own garden or fields! Incorporate native milkweed species into a native flower seed mix. This will create habitat for both the monarch caterpillars and the adult butterflies, as well as other pollinators, once they emerge. To learn more about monarchs, their decline, and ways that you can help, click here.