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.
This work plan is currently open for public feedback. Please send any comments to Amy Handen.
- Read the Management Strategy (pdf)
- Download the [Draft] 2018-2019 Citizen Stewardship Work Plan (pdf)
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)
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)
Amy Handen, Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Team Coordinator
410 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
To track the progress of one or more management strategies, visit our Management Strategies Dashboard.