Press Releases

Waterfowl Chesapeake in the News!

October 18, 2018 – Community Match Challenge Launched, 2017 Community in Conservation Grant Recipients Announced
Mid-Shore Riverkeeper Conservancy, DE Wildlands & Horn Point researcher to receive $7,500 in funding from WC’s “Community in Conservation” grant fund. Now through Festival weekend, WC is asking the community to match this “seed funding.”  For more >>

June 22, 2017 – WC Launches “Community in Conservation” Small Grant Initiative
Our new funding effort is aimed at connecting financial resources with local conservation needs across Delmarva.  For more >>

May 3, 2017 – New People Bring Fresh Perspectives to Waterfowl Chesapeake and Waterfowl Festival
We welcome Leslie Milby on board as our Festival & Events Manager and Heather Grant as the 2017 Festival Marketing Manager.  For more >>

October 24, 2016 – WC Provides $17,500 for Two “Waterfowl Wetlands & People” Projects at Pickering Creek
We are thrilled to help Pickering Creek enhance their access to the 17-acre freshwater wetland and expand their education and outreach to landowners!  For more >>

April 27, 2016 – WC Supports Great Blue Heron Webcam
Just in time for the hatching of baby herons, Waterfowl Chesapeake is pleased to announce our co-sponsorship of the Chesapeake Conservancy’s new Great Blue Heron Rookery Webcam.  For more >>

January 28, 2016 – WC Re-Energizes with New Leadership
Waterfowl Chesapeake is pleased to welcome Margaret Enloe as its new Executive Director. Enloe, who was announced at Waterfowl Festival last November and officially joined the organization the first of the year and is charged with working with the Board of Directors to grow the organization and define and advance the organization’s waterfowl conservation work and programs.  For more >>

– Waterfowl Chesapeake Announces Call for Projects for 2014 Project Registry Cycle – July 2014
‎- Waterfowl Chesapeake Board Member, Jerry Harris, Featured In Chesapeake Bay -Program’s “Restoration Spotlight” – March 2014
– Waterfowl Chesapeake Announces 2013-2014 Priority Projects – Dec. 2013
 Waterfowl Chesapeake Adds Floating Wetland to Bay Street Ponds – Nov. 2013
– Waterfowl Chesapeake Launches New Project Registry – Aug. 2013
– Waterfowl Chesapeake Presents… Bayou, Blues & Birds:
Tab Benoit and the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars in Concert – June 2013