Birding is a great skill and hobby that lets you enjoy nature almost anywhere, from local parks to the city; it is truly an activity for anyone.Read More »
About Bay Backpack
Bay Backpack is an online resource that supports hands-on environmental learning. By providing educators with information about funding opportunities, field studies, and curriculum guides and lesson plans related to the Chesapeake Bay, Bay Backpack helps educators find the tools they need to give their students Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences, or MWEEs. Through MWEEs, students of all ages develop a sense of environmental ethics and stewardship that will be essential to the long-term sustainability of the Chesapeake Bay and will serve as the foundation of a lifelong relationship with the environment.
Recent Blog Posts
Marine debris and plastic pollution have been an on-going issue for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Over 18 million people call the Chesapeake Bay watershed home, and their individual actions can contribute to the litter in our waterways.Read More »
Teachers and parents can address issues of racism, public health and climate change by teaching environmental justiceRead More »