Tags: Chesapeake Conservancy

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT: 2018 Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy OUTREACH The Department of Interior celebrated the recognition of Virginia Tribes at Werowocomoco. This archeological site, now under the permanent protection of the National Park Service, is not yet open to the public until planning is completed with American Indian tribes who hold…

Discovering Geocaching: NPS and Chesapeake Conservancy launch GeoTour

by Patrick G. Smith, Communications and Partnership Coordinator, Chesapeake Conservancy There is a new way for adventurers to discover the Chesapeake’s special places. The Find Your Chesapeake GeoTour® is the combined effort of the National Park Service (NPS), Chesapeake Conservancy, and volunteers with the Maryland Geocaching…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT 2017 Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy OUTREACH Mobile Visitor Center — Launched the “Roving Ranger” with the NPS. The vehicle features scenes of the Chesapeake Bay on all sides and appears at all Chesapeake Trail locations, public events, and festivals to promote its natural and cultural heritage. Families can…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT and Chesapeake Conservancy return ancestral land to Rappahannock Tribe

By Jody Couser, Director of Communications of the Chesapeake Conservancy The Chesapeake Conservancy joined members of the Rappahannock Tribe, the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office, retired U.S. Senator John Warner, and his daughter Ms. Virginia Warner to celebrate a donation of land to the…