The Spa Creek Conservancy is a volunteer organization dedicated to the stewardship of the Spa Creek watershed through education, preservation, mitigation, and restoration. The Spa Creek watershed spans historic downtown Annapolis, Eastport, and the surrounding areas. The headwaters run through Truxtun Park and eventually open into the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River.
The Spa Creek watershedspans historic downtown Annapolis, Eastport, and the surrounding areas. The headwaters run through Truxtun Park and eventually open into the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River. Spa Creek provides recreational opportunities for thousands of boaters, fishermen, and hikers each year and provides habitat for many of the Chesapeake Bay’s native wildlife.
CHEARS, the Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the health of all who share the Chesapeake watershed environment.
CHEARS hasÂ a special focus on the cross-boundary linkages between our homes in urban, suburban and rural areas in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, and between the cross time linkages looking to the past heritage and future visions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and our relationship to the past, current and future earth community worldwide.
CHEARS isÂ a tribe of friends and volunteers -environmentalists, natural and social scientists, artists, educators, children, parents, grandparents, and activists interested in learning together and facilitating and enabling others in the areas of ecological stewardship and artistic expression.