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.
May 12, 2014 - Thank you to everyone who donated during the Great Give 2014! Thanks to everyone's generosity, the Chesapeake Conservancy raised a total of $2,105! Congratulations to the grand prize winner, Susan Borschel! Susan made the largest donation and will be taken on a tour of Tom and Audrey's nest! Thanks again to all who donated!
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.