Recent Blog Posts

Application Date Extended- Chincoteague Bay Field Station Internship for High School Students

Feb 01, 2016 by Julie Walker

Chincoteague Bay Field Station is now accepting applications for their competitive Sea S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching and Researching) summer internship. This position is for rising high school seniors (students who are currently juniors age 16 and older).  This internship includes three main components: programs, a summer research project, and enrichment. For two months students will live, work, and play at Chincoteague Bay Field Station as they are immersed in the culture of a residential environmental education center. Students will work alongside program staff to provide environmental education programs and summer camp activities; periodically attend college courses; develop their own research project or legacy project; and explore marine habitats of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

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Deadline Extended for President’s Environmental Youth Award

Jan 06, 2016 by Julie Walker

Your project - or one you are sponsoring - could be an award winner. Apply or encourage a student you know to apply for PEYA and see what a difference they can make for the environment with an award-winning project. Applicants from all 50 states and U.S. territories are eligible to compete for a regional certificate of special recognition and a national Presidential award.

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Recognizing amazing teachers (and students!) for all they do for our planet

Oct 26, 2015 by Molly Mullins

Every year the Chesapeake Bay Trust runs an awards program to recognize teachers and students who are going above and beyond the call of duty for our local environment. With individuals in our school systems being pulled in so many different directions each day, it is important to recognize talented people who volunteer for projects and programs that clean up communities and improve water quality. That’s why the Trust launched its awards program, and since 1998, has been thanking teachers and students (with cash!) every year since for all their hard work to help restore the Chesapeake Bay.

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