Champions of the Chesapeake
On November 1, 2018, we gathered at Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC, for the 5th annual Champions of the Chesapeake.
2018 featured keynote speaker Jeff Corwin.
International conservationist and host of Expedition Chesapeake, Jeff Corwin
Artist Larry Ringgold with one of his sculptures. Photo by Dennis Raulin.
With sculpture art by award-winning Chesapeake Bay driftwood artist Larry Ringgold.
This year we honored:
The Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program for its creative approach to conserve habitat and biodiversity across a 385,000-mile corridor in the Chesapeake.
The Conservation Fund for its signature commitment to conserve naturally and culturally important land across the Chesapeake and along the John Smith Chesapeake Trail.
Ecosystem Investment Partners for their leadership to create new models of working capacity to finance results-focused restoration and conservation here in the Chesapeake.
This year’s sponsors:
Molly Joseph Ward
Art installations graciously provided by Larry Ringgold