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Featured Events This Week

Looking for something fun to do? Learn about a bunch of upcoming events we've hand selected from around the Chesapeake region.

July 15, 2019

Fishing for Invasives in the Chesapeake

State agencies want invasives like snakeheads and blue catfish out of the local ecosystems. With a bit of know-how and some gear, you, too, could enjoy catching some of these hard-fighting and delicious fish!

July 12, 2019

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Instagrammable places in the Chesapeake Watershed

Where are some of the photographic places in the Chesapeake Watershed? Take a look at this first installment in the instagrammable places series to find out!

July 11, 2019

Hancock’s Resolution – A “National Treasure”

For hundreds of years, over 80% of the American population lived in semi-isolation on small family farms scattered throughout the countryside. Award-winning Hancock's Resolution is one of the very few of those farms still remaining. Due to its authenticity and simplicity it is considered a "National Treasure".

July 5, 2019

Virginia’s American Evolution Commemoration and the Fort Monroe Arc of Freedom

At Fort Monroe, the commemoration will focus on the arrival of the first Africans who landed at Point Comfort in August of 1619, and the Fort Monroe Arc of Freedom that evolved during the subsequent 400 years.

June 26, 2019

Find Your Chesapeake News

Celebrate the 4th of July with these Unique Spots

Independence Day. Even the words conjure up images of family gatherings, barbecues, parades, and of course, fireworks! Learn about some places to celebrate the holiday that are a little more off the beaten path.

June 24, 2019

Finding a Susquehanna Sanctuary

In this one place you can fish, hike, camp, birdwatch, explore, or learn about important local history. It’s easy to access and also easy to become immersed in its splendor, escaping the chaos of modern society.

June 20, 2019


A Geocacher’s First Time: Adventures Along the Find Your Chesapeake GeoTour

“It took me back to the fun I had as a kid exploring the creek in the woods behind our house. The heightened senses, the mystery, the ultra focus on tiny details in nature.”

June 14, 2019

Suggested Trip

Paddling the Curtis Creek Ship Graveyard

If you enjoy both history and paddling, then you'll surely love seeing the ship graveyard at Curtis Creek. It's like taking a step back in time.

June 6, 2019


Canoeing and Kayaking Pennsylvania's Scenic Waterways in the Age of Climate Change

Being aware of river conditions has never been so important when going out on the water. Learn about the most common things you should pay attention to when planning a paddle.

May 31, 2019

Suggested Trip

A Historian's Tour of Petersburg National Battlefield Park

Petersburg National Battlefield is well preserved, vast, and tells many important stories.  It is the type of historic destination that can be visited numerous times without experiencing the same thing twice.

May 28, 2019

Event Spotlight

Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week 2019

Join fellow organizations to spread awareness of the importance and beauty of the Chesapeake Bay.

May 28, 2019

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