Conservation Partners

Conservation Organizations

Waterfowl Chesapeake, the Festival’s affiliate organization, invites local conservation organizations to exhibit at the Festival — this year showcasing their work throughout the Festival. Many of the science, education, advocacy and service organizations in the region are here again along with some new ones. Come visit the interactive exhibits and meet the folks saving our Eastern Shore habitats.

Sportsman’s Pavilion at the Elks:

In the Beer tent:
University of Maryland Horn Point Lab 
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

In Vendor tent:
Ducks Unlimited
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Bay Journal 
Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology

Izzak Walton League- Archery
National Wild Turkey Federation- BB Gun Range

Chesapeake Marketplace (Middle School) FREE:

All Weekend:

Wings Over America- 11:30am & 2:30pm Daily, Raptor Demonstrations from
Phillips Wharf- Fishmobile
Maryland Environmental Service- Touch-A-Recycling Truck
ShoreRivers- Kids’ Conservation Activities

Special Activities:

Academy Art Museum- 2pm – 5pm on Friday, Kids’ Conservation Activities
Chesapeake Maritime Museum- 2pm – 5pm on Friday, Kids’ Conservation Activities
Blackwater Wildlife Refuge- 11am on Friday & Saturday, Puppet Show
Horn Point Laboratory- 2- 4pm on Saturday, Drone Workshop with (Ages 10+)
The Chesapeake Mermaid- “The Last Bivalvian” Storytime and “The Giants of the Bay”
Ward Museum- 11:30am- 3:30pm Friday & Saturday & 11:30am-4pm on Sunday, Kids’ Art Activities
Master Gardeners – Saturday 11:00am-12:30pm & 1:30-3:00pm, pop in activities