Scout’s Trash Trawl Expedition on the Chesapeake Bay

August 28, 2014 by Jennifer Chambers

Related Collections: Water Quality

Guest Blogger Jennifer Chambers, author of Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle, writes about Scout the waterbottles next adventure on the Chesapeake Bay with Trash Free Maryland and 5 Gyres. Learn about Scouts experence searching for his plastic peers, manuvering the mantra trawl, and pick up some tips on keeping the Bay trash free! For more from Jennifer check out her blog at http://blog.hikingalong.com/

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Join Philippe Cousteau to kick off the 2015 EarthEcho International World Water Monitoring Challenge

August 28, 2014 by Julie Walker

Related Collections: Water Quality

Join EarthEcho and Philippe Cousteau as he leads water quality testing demonstrations with local students and volunteers around the US and Learn about the EarthEcho World Water Monitoring Challenge an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. Join the webinar to ask questions, and interact with Philippe and youth participants!

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A Meaningful Watershed Education Experience Field Investigation in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

August 28, 2014 by Andrew

Related Collections: Bay Animals Bay Habitats Water Quality Land Use

Do you like catching fish while enjoying a beautiful view of Baltimore’s cityscape and learning about restoration activities currently being implemented in the Inner Harbor? On Friday, October 28th, I had the delight of accompanying Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Baltimore Lab School on CBF’s Snow Goose workboat for a journey down the Patapsco River. CBF’s Baltimore Harbor Program offers kids a unique opportunity to see Baltimore’s Inner Harbor from a different viewpoint. From observing mechanisms that pick up trash to trawling for secret critters that roam the seafloor, we encountered both pleasant and disturbing sites.

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