Recent Blog Posts

Citizen Science Workshop: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Jan 29, 2015 by Julie Walker

Learn about some of the take aways from the NOAA Chesapeake Bay office Citizen Science Workshop Series: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, held at the NOAA Environmental Science Training Center in Oxford, MD. Learn about the growing field, and how you can apply it to your classroom, and how to sign up for the next workshop in the series.

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Apply Today for a Captain Planet Small Grant!

Jan 16, 2015 by Julie Walker

The Atlanta-based Captain Planet Foundation was founded by Ted Turner in 1991 and now chaired by his daughter Laura Turner Seydel.  The Foundation supports high-quality, hands-on environmental stewardship projects that have enabled more than 1.1M youth across the U.S. and around the world make significant environmental improvements to their schools or communities.The Captain Planet Foundation will fund as many projects as its annual resources allow, so apply for a small grant today!

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Attention Conservation & Edu. Organizations- Chesapeake Conservation Corps Seeks Host Organizations

Jan 07, 2015 by Julie Walker

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is proud to announce solicitations for Host Organizations for the 2015-16 Chesapeake Conservation Corps. This program pairs young adults with organizations that provide hands-on environmental, leadership, and technical training opportunities for a one-year term of service. Host Organizations can propose volunteer activites in a wide variety of conservation areas including community engagement and/or K-12 environmental education. Maybe a perfect fit for a environmental education center who may need some extra support for a project, and has an interest in training the next generation of environmental educators.

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Collaborations on the Coast- Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association mini-conference

Dec 29, 2014 by Julie Walker

The Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association would like to invite formal and non-formal educators from across the region to venture to beautiful Bald Head Island from February 28th-March 1st, 2015. What better place to immerse yourself in environmental education than an island that not only boasts pristine examples of salt marsh, beach, and maritime forest, but is also surrounded by a community that subscribes to sustainable living?

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