On May 18, 2019, celebrate Kids to Parks Day—a nationwide celebration of the great outdoors organized by the National Park Trust designed to connect kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands.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
Teachers on the Estuary (Tote) is a workshop designed to support teachers’ understanding of Chesapeake Bay issues through participant-driven field experiences and authentic research.Read More »
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Resources Mission Area is excited to announce the launch of a new, mobile-ready water.usgs.gov website. The new site is mobile-friendly, features the latest USGS Water activities and priorities, and includes the highly popular Water Science School in a new, easy-to-use format.Read More »