August 14, 2015 – Chesapeake Conservancy President & CEO Joel Dunn issued this statement following the Keeper of The National Register of Historic Places’ decision that a portion of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail along the James River is eligible for designation of important significance.
July 21, 2015 - Harrisburg, Pa. – In conjunction with its Envision the Susquehanna partners, the Chesapeake Conservancy has deployed a one-of-a-kind, handmade boat equipped with six cameras to capture images along the entire length of the Susquehanna River. Richmond, Va.-based Terrain360 built the custom craft and is leading the voyage down the East Coast’s longest river.
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.