Red Beard lives here

They live on rocks, reefs, piers, pilings and other hard surfaces in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay, and they’re our neighbors in Norfolk at Cobbs Marina. The boys noticed these bright red beard sponges first Read More
Rappahannock River Oyster Co. has become a great conservation story here on the Bay. We called and asked for a homeschool tour and took advantage of their generosity. They showed us the different stages of oyster Read More

Sea stars can see!

We didn’t know this and you might not have either… well, apparently no one really knew it until Drs. Anders Garm and Dan-Eric Nilsson decided to investigate. They published a study demonstrating that starfish are Read More
  After spending many mornings, afternoons and evenings stalking and catching these speedy Chesapeake Bay crabs with their dip nets along the docks in Broad Creek, we asked the boys to do a visual study of these Read More
We took advantage of our current location and got the kids involved in Junior Week at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville.  Locals claim this program is one of the most active and best Optimist sailing camps on Read More
We’re happy to report that we’re back in the water today. Warm sunshine has returned. With this much-appreciated springtime thaw, Phillip has “finished” all the projects he started last year. Today we’re Read More