From September 26th to 28th, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay held its ninth annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, hosting nearly 400 attendees. During the Forum, we learned about Wallace “J” Nichols’ concept of neuroconservation, discussed the complexities of environmental justice and honored Chesapeake Forest Champions. more
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Thanks to all who attended and supported the Forum especially Wallace “J” Nichols, author of Blue Mind, our keynote speaker!Be sure to save the dates for next year’s Forum, September 25-27, 2015. #chesforum
Videos from the Forum
We have taped videos from the Forum’s keynote and plenary sessions. Download them below or watch online here: Videos from 2014 Forum
Download Friday Morning’s Plenary Talk (.mp4)
Download Friday Evening’s Keynote Talk (.mp4)
Making the Connection: Engaging Communities in Watershed Restoration and Protection
The Chesapeake Watershed Forum is a three day/two night conference held in Shepherdstown, WV that brings together representatives from local watershed organizations and local governments to learn the latest restoration science and direction, network with other groups facing similar challenges, and be inspired to continue the work of preserving and restoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The 2014 Forum will run from Sept 26-28, 2014 and is held at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV.
Registration is closed for the 2014 Forum. Please save the dates for next year’s Forum, September 25-27, 2015.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 9th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum. Support Grassroots Restoration and Protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its Watershed. For more information see the Sponsorship Flier (PDF).
If you have any questions about the 2014 Forum please contact Lou Etgen, (443) 949 0575.
The Forum is a highly social event where peers can network with other groups facing similar challenges, and be inspired to continue the work of preserving and restoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. To help facilitate this offsite, we’re expanding our efforts to promote the Forum on social media websites. Make sure to follow along with our Forum developments on facebook and twitter with the hashtag #ChesForum. And tune in to #chesforum on September 26-28 as we’ll be live tweeting the forum.
Also, check out tweets and updates from our 2014 Forum Presenters with our Twitter Presenters at CWF 2014 List.
Videos from the 2014 Forum including the talk by our keynote speaker (Wallace “J” Nichols), Forests for the Bay awards, our Friday morning panel and more. more
This month we are gearing up for our 9th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, as we expect a full house. We’ll have great presentations on conservation, social justice, communications and more. Plus an expanded effort to share on social media with #chesforum more