July 18, 2014 - The Chesapeake Conservancy, in partnership with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and The Conservation Fund, has conserved 17.7 acres of land along the Chapel Branch, a tributary to the Nanticoke River in Delaware, adding to the Conservancy’s goal of creating an 8,500 acre conservation corridor along the Nanticoke.
Summer, 2014 - From tiny amphibians to large mammals, the Chesapeake Bay Watershed is teeming with all sorts of life. Check out these wildlife walks which highlight some of the Bay Gateways. (Photo: Flickr user crimfants)
The Waterman's Heritage Tourism Training Program, developed by the Chesapeake Conservancy, in partnership with the Maryland Watermen's Association, the Coastal Heritage Alliance, and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, has instructed over 80 watermen in topics including: thematic tour development,historic and cultural community asset identification, storytelling and heritage interpretation, maritime history, the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, vessel survey, business plan development, and potential funding sources.