Watershed Voice E-Newsletter from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Winter 2012

Watershed Voice
CBF's education e-newsletter
Beyond Books

Katie Spaeth holds signs for a 5K race she organized to raise money to support CBF's Student Leadership ProgramRunning for the Bay
Meet Katie Spaeth, a junior at Yorktown High School who organized a 5K race to raise money to support CBF's Student Leadership Program. What inspired her to do it?

Saving the Bay preschool projectHigh Schoolers Teach Preschoolers About the Bay
Early Childhood Development students in Anne Arundel County are teaching preschoolers at a daycare center about the Bay.  

A student jumps for joy on a boat dockCBF Becomes Charity of the Year!
In case you missed the news...the Maryland Association of Student Councils recently gave this distinct honor to CBF. Read all about it and how you can get involved!  

MenhadenA Big Win for Menhaden 
With yourhelp, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has voted to limit the catch of menhaden, "the most important fish in the sea," and CBF cheers! 

Morning Announcements
Teacher Tools

What's in Your Lunch?
Students examine the contents of their lunches to begin to understand the problem of solid waste, and what they can do to help solve it. 

Chesapeake Bay Watershed mapBrand New Chesapeake Bay Watershed Map!
Covering six states and 64,000 square miles of land, rivers, and streams, the Chesapeake Bay Watershed is an incredibly complex system. But our new watershed map should help you and your students navigate these complexities even better. For your very own copy—available now for classroom use—download CBF's Chesapeake Bay Watershed map here


Check out our Professional Development summer courses for teachers as well as our Student Leadership Courses!  

Professional Development canoe trip.

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Eco Tip

And Now—The Reusable Lunch Box
More tips on reducing solid waste—reduce, reuse, and recycle everything you use to package and eat your lunch. 

Winter Calendar

Event: 18th Annual Environmental Summit
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Time: 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: Annapolis, MD

Event: Grasses for the Masses 
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Location: Richmond, VA

For a full listing of upcoming events and restoration projects check our Online Calendar.

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