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Champions of the Chesapeake 2015
Footage from the second annual Champions of the Chesapeake Awards Dinner, December 8, 2015. Video and original score by Peter Whitaker. You can see the full size video here.
You Are the Chesapeake
Video created by Scott McDaniel of Wild Echo Media for the 2015 Champions of the Chesapeake Awards Dinner. You can see the full size video here.
Maryland Public Television’s “Direct Connection” featured Tom and Audrey on June 16th, 2014. You can see the entire segment here.
John Smith Chesapeake Trail
Maryland Public Television featured the John Smith Chesapeake Trail in its “Outdoors Maryland” series on November 20, 2012. You can see the entire segment here.
Produced by the Susquehannock Wildlife Society, our high definition wildlife videos give you a rare look into some of the Chesapeake’s most iconic and interesting species. These clips detail some of the interesting ecosystems and species you may encounter throughout the watershed, so the next time you are out exploring the Chesapeake you will know what you are seeing and might even be able to impress your friends with your knowledge!
Cry of the Red Fox
Wild Summer Evening
Whitetails of Deer Creek
Night of the Salamanders
Bear on the Run
The Wood Turtle
Watermen Heritage Tourism
June 12, 2012 — In this webinar presented by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kenney School, Joel Dunn, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Conservancy, and John Maounis, National Park Service Superintendent of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historical Trail described their collaborative efforts to pull together public, private, nonprofit, and academic organizations throughout the Chesapeake watershed to achieve lasting conservation outcomes related to recreation, clean water, wildlife habitat conservation, and sustainable resource utilization. Click here to view the webinar.
Second Annual Champions of the Chesapeake Awards and Dinner
Remarks by Joel Dunn
I’m happy to join you tonight at the second annual Champions of the Chesapeake dinner, on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and the 10th anniversary of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. It is hard to believe, but this is my 12th year working on conservation in the Chesapeake. Read more here.
Land and Water Conservation Fund
50th Anniversary Event
On May 22, 2015, Chesapeake Conservancy’s President & CEO Joel Dunn joined U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell; Congressman Steny Hoyer; Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze; and Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Mark Belton,
at an event highlighting the 50th Anniversary of the Land and Water Conservation Fund at Maryland’s Douglas Point, an area made possible by the fund. Read his remarks here.
Connecting Trails Designation
In May 2012 Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar designated four rivers as historic components connecting trails to the John Smith Chesapeake Trail. See a short video of the event here, including excerpts from Joel Dunn’s address.