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Find a fun and exciting Bay-related event to attend with this list of upcoming events happening across the Chesapeake watershed. Events range from nature workshops for children and families to bird walks to restoration activities like trash clean-ups and invasive plant removals.

The Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network - a system of over 170 of the Chesapeake Bay's special places. Chesapeake Bay Gateways are the places to experience, first-hand, Chesapeake life and culture. Gateways are the Bay's hidden treasures - each communicating a unique relationship and story of the Chesapeake. Gateways are parks, wildlife refuges, maritime museums, historic sites and water trails. They are places you can go to explore, enjoy, relax, learn or simply renew your spirit. The events below are from the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.

Spring Native Plant Sale at the VLM

04/19/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Choose from an array of beautiful plants and many other native trees, shrubs and perennials for a variety of gardening sites and styles. The Virginia Living Museum's horticulture staff holds this annual sale as a fund-raiser, but the real goal is to intr

Earth Day Celebration

04/19/2014 Elk Neck State Park (North East,Maryland) - Come out and do your part for Earth Day! Help in various capacities in the park and afterwards enjoy a live animal program featuring some of Maryland's most common birds of prey and reptiles. Meet in the North East Beach Area. Call for more details.

Spring Native Plant Sale

04/26/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Choose from an array of beautiful plants and many other native trees, shrubs and perennials for a variety of gardening sites and styles. The Virginia Living Museum's horticulture staff holds this annual sale as a fund-raiser, but the real goal is to intro

Celebrate the Earth Day at the VLM

04/26/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - The Virginia Living Museum celebrates Earth Day with special activities for our animals and guests. Observe the animals as they receive toys, treats and other enrichment activities to stimulate natural behaviors. The red wolves and coyotes may devour ice

Fort McHenry Field Day

04/26/2014 Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Baltimore,Maryland) - Give a day for the Bay! Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) for a debris cleanup and tree planting at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. It's the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day, and to participate in Project Clea

Kenya Safari Information Meeting

04/29/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - The Virginia Living Museum and the Virginia Zoo are planning a classic safari to Kenya Nov. 5-15, 2014. Organized by Classic Escapes, the trip includes the services of an East African naturalist and is escorted by Greg Bockheim, executive director of the

Sail on the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/03/2014 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Experience a 2-hour sail on the scenic Choptank River on the last skipjack built for oyster dredging. Watch the crew dredge for oysters with a hand dredge, and see what comes onboard. Help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary!

Turkey Point Fitness

05/03/2014 Elk Neck State Park (North East,Maryland) - Experience the Turkey Point Lighthouse Trail like you never have before! Enjoy a moderately paced hike out to the lighthouse and then stretch out your stress with beginner-friendly yoga. Please wear exercise appropriate clothing and bring water and a beac

Sail on the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/10/2014 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Experience a 2-hour sail on the scenic Choptank River on the last skipjack built for oyster dredging. Watch the crew dredge for oysters with a hand dredge, and see what comes onboard. Help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary!

Star Party and Laser Light Shows

05/10/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. Take a tour of the night sky in the planetarium program "Virgina Skies," at 7:30 p.m. Then stay for an evening of music in the planetarium joined with a state-of-the-art laser light show:

Young Professionals at the VLM Canoe Cookout

05/14/2014 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - The VLM's Young Professionals Group is a membership group of young professionals (ages 21-40ish), created to provide a place for networking, socializing, and fostering an appreciation for the Virginia Living Museum and its mission. It's more than just tra

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration

05/16/2014 Naval Air Station Oceana- Dam Neck Annex (Virginia Beach,Virginia) - Join the Aquarium Conservation Team along the sand dunes of Virginia Beach as we plant grasses to prevent the erosion of the dunes by waves. Pre-registration is required for all conservation events. For security purposes, the Naval base will require pers


Bay Journal is published by Chesapeake Media Service to inform the public about issues and events that affect the Chesapeake Bay. With a print circulation of 50,000, the Bay Journal is published monthly except for midsummer and midwinter and is distributed free of charge. The events below are from the Bay Journal calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.


The Chesapeake Bay Trust believes that a heightened ethic of individual and community stewardship is essential to restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay. The Trust's goal is to increase stewardship through grant programs, special initiatives, and partnerships that support environmental education, on-the-ground restoration, and community engagement activities. The events below are from the Chesapeake Bay Trust calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.

Treasure the Chesapeake

When: Fri May 30, 2014 7pm to Fri May 30, 2014 10:30pm  EDT

Where: Annapolis Marriott Waterfront, Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD, United States
Event Status: confirmed

5K for the Bay

When: Sat Mar 29, 2014 8am to 11:30am  EDT

Event Status: confirmed

Legislative Reception and Awards Progam

When: Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:30pm to Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:30pm  EST

Where: Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Living Shorelines Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

Environmental Education Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

Outreach and Community Engagement Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

Scholarship and Awards Program Deadline

When: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

No subject

When: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Camp Letts, Edgewater, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Environmental Education k-12 grant deadline

When: Fri Jan 10, 2014 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

Charles County Forestry Grant Deadline

When: Mon Sep 16, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed

Restoration Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Sep 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed

Watershed Assitance Grant Deadline

When: Fri Aug 30, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Sep 11, 2013 2pm to 5pm  EDT

Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg, MD 20710
Event Status: confirmed

MD Seafood Festival

When: Sat Sep 7, 2013 to Sun Sep 8, 2013 

Event Status: confirmed

Rocksgiving Fishing Tournament

When: Sat Nov 16, 2013

Where: Chesapeake Harbour Marina
Event Status: confirmed

Annapolis Irish Festival

When: Fri Jul 12, 2013 to Sat Jul 13, 2013 

Event Status: confirmed

5k for the Bay

When: Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:30am to 10:30am  EDT

Where: Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Retreat

When: Thu May 2, 2013 to Fri May 3, 2013 

Event Status: confirmed

15th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake

When: Fri May 10, 2013 7pm to Fri May 10, 2013 10pm  EDT

Where: Annapolis Marriott Waterfront
Event Status: confirmed

Stormwater & Sediment Workshops

When: Sat Mar 30, 2013 10am to 1pm  EDT

Where: Dundalk Renaissance Corporation, Dundalk, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Feb 13, 2013

Where: Loews
Event Status: confirmed

Legislative Reception

When: Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm to Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:30pm  EST

Where: Miller Senate Office Building
Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Nov 14, 2012 3pm to 6pm  EST

Who: Chesapeake Bay Trust Events
Event Status: confirmed

CBT Quarterly Board Meeting

When: Wed Sep 12, 2012 3pm to 6pm  EDT

Where: At the Loews Hotel
Event Status: confirmed

CBT Board Retreat

When: Thu May 3, 2012

Event Status: confirmed


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