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Tom Ackerman

Chesapeake Bay Foundation celebrates 40 years of immersing students in watershed experiences

Forty years ago this fall, a group of school teachers arrived at the remote fishing village of Tylerton, MD, on Smith Island with their sleeping bags. Then, they put on old sneakers and walked into the nearby salt marshes.

Those teachers from Baltimore County were the first group to participate in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Smith Island education program, which was created in...

About Tom Ackerman

Tom Ackerman is the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s vice president for Education.


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