Our focus is to conserve and restore the natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay watershed for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
"The Wilderness Society is thrilled to be working closely with Chesapeake Conservancy to advance our shared goals of protecting critical ecological landscapes, elevating marginalized voices in conservation dialogues, and charting a course for an equitable environmental future.”
Alexa Sutton-Lawrence, Ph.D., Southeast Regional Program Director | The Wilderness Society
“We appreciate all of the work Chesapeake Conservancy does to assist local organizations like ours make better decisions, and more effectively convey our messaging, through high-resolution land cover datasets and other spatial work and analyses they provide.”
Tanner Haid, Eastern Panhandle Field Coordinator | West Virginia Rivers Coalition
"The Campaign for Nature strives to protect at least 30 percent of the land and sea by 2030. We know to achieve this goal, we need strong regional nonprofits like Chesapeake Conservancy, using technology and partnerships toward their mutual goal of protecting 30 percent of the Chesapeake by 2030."
Brian O'Donnell, Director | Campaign for Nature
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE
CONSERVATION, RESTORATION, AND PUBLIC ACCESS
CHAMPIONS OF THE CHESAPEAKE
Ann P. Swanson, executive director, Chesapeake Bay Commission, accepted the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Chesapeake Conservancy President and CEO Joel Dunn and US Senator Chris Van Hollen (MD).
The 2019 Public Service Award was received by Chesapeake Bay Commission Leadership—Senator Gene Yaw (PA), Delegate David Bulova (VA), and Senator Guy Guzzone (MD). Presented by Chesapeake Conservancy President and CEO Joel Dunn (far left) and US Representative Bobby Scott (VA) (far right).
Our sincere appreciation to the individual, foundation, and corporate donors who have made our work possible. We truly appreciate your generosity.