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Wildlife WebcamsCheck 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!
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, poster, and sticker from 5 participating REI locations:
- REI Rockville
- REI Tysons
- REI Washington DC Flagship
- REI Timonium
- REI Columbia
If you can't make it to a local REI and still want to support the campaign, you can purchase at TheLandmarkProject.com
While nothing beats the experience of seeing the beauty of the Chesapeake firsthand, we’ve created virtual river tours along the trail, similar to Google Street View, so that you can explore the Chesapeake.
Imagine a 21st-century park—a collection of parks in the Chesapeake Bay that bring national and international attention to the Bay’s significant natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources.
Learn about our data-driven campaign to protect 30% of the Chesapeake's lands by 2030 as some of the world’s leading scientists are calling for dramatic increases in conservation efforts and habitat protection at a global scale.
Special Conservation Projects
Currently threatened by a proposal for a large development project, Fones Cliffs, is a four mile stretch of white colored diatomaceous cliffs rising over 100 feet above the Rappahannock River.
Chesapeake Conservancy has served as a leader in the Nanticoke watershed where a network of unlikely partners that all have a common mission of conserving open space and resources work together.
Together with our partners, Chesapeake Conservancy is using precision conservation to create a healthier environment upstream, for a healthier Chesapeake Bay downstream.
The Chesapeake Conservancy is proud to be the principal partner for trail development for the National Park Service (NPS), the lead federal agency in administering the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.