Outreach for the Chesapeake Community Modeling Program

CEC has taken multiple steps to increase member engagement for the Chesapeake Community Modeling Program (CCMP). The Chesapeake Community Modeling Program (CCMP) supports accessible, open-sourced environmental models of the Chesapeake Bay. CEC supports that mission by helping to organize their yearly conferences and writing newsletters for their members. The newsletters feature stories of new open-source […]

Communication Services for the Chesapeake Research Consortium

CEC has supported the Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) by facilitating their quarterly newsletter, posting on their social media accounts, and creating a database of Bay scientists and managers. The Chesapeake Research Consortium is a coalition of seven institutions that works to publicize Bay-related research and facilitate collaboration between member institutions. The Consortium currently includes Johns […]

Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative

Volunteer and non-traditional monitoring groups collect important information about the health of the Chesapeake and its tributaries that, until now, was not being leveraged on a Bay-wide scale. Non-traditional monitoring groups are defined as those that collect routine environmental data and are not part of a formal, regulatory monitoring network. These include many of the […]

Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School

The national No Child Left Inside movement, the Chesapeake Bay Program, and many leading educators encourage the incorporation of meaningful outdoor experiences in K-12 classrooms. CEC believes in the importance of active learning through outdoor experiences and independent research. Students with technical skills and global perspectives will be the leaders of tomorrow, addressing the challenges […]