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Citizen Stewardship

The long-term success of Chesapeake Bay restoration will depend on the actions of individual stewards. Support for activities that expand volunteerism, connect residents to their neighborhood streams, create opportunities for local action and nurture grassroots partnerships will ensure long-term support for the Bay.


Citizen Stewardship Increase the number and diversity of trained and mobilized citizen volunteers with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance the health of their local watersheds.

Lead Goal Implementation Team(s)

Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Implementation Team (GIT 5)

Participating Partners

State of Delaware
District of Columbia
State of Maryland
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Commission
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
National Park Service (NPS)

Related Documents


Amy Handen, Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Team Coordinator
(410) 260-2493
410 Severn Avenue
Suite 314
Annapolis, Maryland 21403

Upcoming Meetings

Past Meetings

Diversity Themed Stewardship GIT Meeting

May 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Fish Shack, CBPO


Stewardship GIT leads will discuss and evaluate the topics for collaboration that were raised by each of the workgroups in the individual meetings that have been held over the past month. Using these topics, the group will craft an agenda for a full Stewardship GIT meeting comprised of all workgroup members focused to take place tentatively the summer of 2017.

Related Files:

Sponsor: Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Implementation Team (GIT 5)

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