Wildlife Webcams

Check out our three wildlife webcams featuring Osprey, Peregrine Falcons, and Great Blue Heron! Thanks to our partners at Explore.org and the cam property owners, we are proud to bring you these live streams of some of Chesapeake’s most iconic species!

Show Your Support for the CNRA

You can show your support for the creation of the Chesapeake National Recreation Area!

Brought to you in partnership with REI Co-op, The Landmark Project, and Chesapeake Conservancy and coalition partners, you can purchase a t-shirt from 5 participating REI locations:

  • REI Rockville
  • REI Timonium
  • REI Columbia
  • REI Virginia Beach

If you can't make it to a local REI and still want to support the campaign, you can purchase at TheLandmarkProject.com

2022 Bay Paddle

Learn more about the 2022 Chesapeake Bay Paddle!

Proceeds from two epic multi-day staged paddle races will benefit three incredible non-profits: Chesapeake Conservancy and their partnership efforts to establish the Chesapeake National Recreation Area, Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) and their oyster restoration efforts and Waterkeepers Chesapeake in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act!

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2021 Bay Paddle!

Proceeds form this 215-mile, 8-day, staged paddle race founded by Chris Hopkinson benefited two incredible non-profits: Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) and their oyster restoration efforts and the Chesapeake Conservancy for the United for a Chesapeake National Recreation Area advocacy efforts!