Events

Check out events hosted by Waterkeepers Chesapeake. Check out our online calendar for a full listing of events hosted by our Waterkeeper members!

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Latest Events

Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Annual Awards Event to Honor Regional Clean Water Champions, Feature Environmental Justice Discussion

Awardees to be recognized for advancing civil rights and public health (Takoma Park, MD) Waterkeepers Chesapeake will host its 4th annual In Defense of Water awards event on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. To keep everyone safe and healthy during this global pandemic, the event will be a Virtual Celebration of Clean … Read more

Town Hall: Global Pandemic Impacts on Local Oyster Industry & Fisheries

When Maryland’s governor issued stay at home orders and closed non-essential businesses, the owner of the Conowingo Dam unnecessarily elected to not run the fish ladder (as required by their federal license). This had a devastating impact on the shad and herring populations that migrate up the Susquehanna River. When restaurants closed, the oyster industry … Read more

Webinar: Supporting Sustainable Farmers During a Pandemic & Beyond

The coronavirus pandemic has shined a light on the precarious nature of industrial agriculture and how the few companies dominating this sector often leave out contract farmers and essential workers at all levels of the supply chain. A resilient, equitable local and regional food system is more important than ever. This crisis offers us an … Read more

The Story of Plastic Film Screening & Virtual Discussion

Waterkeepers Chesapeake invites you to a virtual screening and panel discussion on the new film THE STORY OF PLASTIC During this unprecedented pandemic, it’s critical to ensure the voices of activists and marginalized communities are heard to stand up to big oil and businesses perpetuating the plastic crisis. Stories and film have a unique ability … Read more