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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.

Masonville Cove Wetland Planting

05/29/2015 Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center (Baltimore,Maryland) - Join the National Aquarium Conservation Team at the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center campus to plant wetland grasses and extend the living shoreline! This will provide habitat for wildlife as well as stabilize the shoreline.

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

05/30/2015 National Aquarium in Baltimore (Baltimore,Maryland) - Celebrate 48 Days of Blue! Join staff from Blue Water Baltimore to build your own rain barrel! Rain barrels are an easy way for you to harness stormwater, lower your water bill, and reduce pollution in our streams. All of the necessary tools and instru

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/30/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For

National Trails Day Hike

06/06/2015 Elk Neck State Park (North East,Maryland) - Get a jumpstart into celebrating 'Great Outdoors Month' by joining a Ranger on National Trails Day to hike the Beaver Marsh Trail. Have your hiking shoes ready to enjoy and explore Mountain Laurel filled forests and lively marshy habitats. Meet at the Bea

World Oceans Day at the VLM

06/06/2015 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Celebrate the world's oceans with a day of family activities at the Virginia Living Museum designed to raise awareness of the importance of ocean conservation. See displays of ocean specimens from the museum's non-live natural history collections, explore

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

06/06/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

06/13/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For

Star Party/Laser Light Shows

06/13/2015 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. In the planetarium, the Fab Four fill the theater with music and laser lights in "Laser Beatles" at 6:30 p.m. Then, take a tour of the night sky in Virginia Skies" at 7:30, rock on to the

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorcheter

06/14/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 1-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. For credit card Reservations visit our website www.skipj

Tides and Tunes Summer Concert Series

06/18/2015 Annapolis Maritime Museum (Annapolis,Maryland) - The Annapolis Maritime Museum offers 10 weeks of free Thursday night concerts at their beach-side venue. The series kicks-off on Thursday, June 18, with the Eastport Oyster Boys and ends Thursday, August 20, with the Hypnotic Panties. Concerts will star

Fossil Field Experience

06/20/2015 Calvert Marine Museum (Solomons,Maryland) - The Fossil Field Experience is designed for people who want to learn more about fossils: where to find them, how to identify them, what they can tell us about the past. This program is for adults and children 8 and older, accompanied by an adult.

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

06/20/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For


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.

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Thu May 7, 2015 3pm to 6pm  EDT

Where: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center -- 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Thursday, May 7th - 3pm 6pm at Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center -- 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226

Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration

When: Fri May 29, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Feb 11, 2015 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, United States
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: 3-6pm at the Loews Hotel

4th Annual 5K for the Bay

When: Sat Apr 11, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Outdoor Health Initiative Deadline

When: Fri Mar 6, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Mar 13, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Nontidal Wetlands Grant Program Deadline

When: Thu Mar 12, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Anne Arundel County Forestry and Greening Program Deadline

When: Thu Mar 5, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Deadline

When: Fri Feb 27, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Environmental Education K-12 Mini Grant Deadline

When: Fri Jan 16, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Trust Legislative Reception

When: Thu Jan 22, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Nov 12, 2014 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Camp Letts, 4009 Camp Letts Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037, United States
Event Status: confirmed

5K for the Bay...Part Deux

When: Sat Oct 25, 2014

Where: Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg, MD
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Register today for the first ever 5K for the Bay...Part Deux! http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.9175923/k.341D/5k_for_the_BayPart_Deux.htm

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Fri Sep 12, 2014

Where: Osprey Point conference center in Royal Oak, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Watershed Assistance Grant Deadline

When: Fri Sep 5, 2014 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457627/k.463C/Watershed_Assistance.htm

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
Event Description: You are cordially invited to join us for the... 16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration Friday, May 30, 2014 Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Enjoy an evening on the water in Annapolis filled with fantastic fare, open bar, fresh shucked oysters, casino games, dancing, a Silent Auction and more! This event SOLD OUT last year, so don't wait, RSVP today. http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.8005675/k.8BF9/15th_Annual_Treasure_the_Chesapeake_Celebration.htm

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
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457537/k.B2A2/Living_Shorelines.htm

Environmental Education Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.7634923/k.7463/Environmental_Education.htm

Outreach and Community Engagement Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457559/k.402C/Outreach_and_Community_Engagement.htm

Scholarship and Awards Program Deadline

When: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.7956387/k.9AE2/Awards_Program.htm

No subject

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

Where: Camp Letts, Edgewater, MD
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: November 13th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Camp Letts, Edgewater, MD

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


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