The goal of Expedition Chesapeake is to educate public of the health and vitality of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and watersheds around the world. If you wish to provide a financial donation to support the goal of our film, please fill out the donation form or call 717.234.4467. Donations are tax-deductible. All of the net proceeds from the giant screen will be used to support science programs at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. We truly appreciate your support!


Become a Sponsor

The Chesapeake Bay watershed is a vital natural resource with a rich, enduring story. At Expedition Chesapeake, we’re on a mission to tell that story. If your mission aligns with ours, we’d love to talk. Contact us today if you’re interested in becoming a film sponsor.

Presenting Sponsor $350,000

  • VIP invitation to observe a full day of filming in the field with Jeff Corwin
  • VIP preview of all creative materialsand acces to the educational materials
  • World Premiere host committee membership
  • VIP access to all Expedition Chesapeake Events
  • Membership to Expedition Advisory Executive Committee

Presenting Sponsor $250,000

  • VIP preview of all creative materialsand acces to the educational materials
  • World Premiere host committee membership
  • VIP access to all Expedition Chesapeake Events
  • Membership to Expedition Advisory Executive Committee

Supporting Sponsor $50,000

  • Recognition as a supporting sponsor for the Giant Screen Film
  • Invitation to the World Premiere

The Expedition Chesapeake advisory panel is comprised of various individuals and organizations that are helping to shape the direction of the project by sharing their experiences and knowledge about the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The advisory panel will continue to expand with time; however, we are pleased to welcome the newest additions to the Expedition Chesapeake advisory panel

Harry L. Campbell

Pennsylvania Executive Director
Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Barbara Carbaugh

Former President
Radio Hanover, Inc.

Denise Coleman

State Conservationist
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Kelly Donaldson

Communications Lead
PA Sea Grant

Cindy Dunn

Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)

Margaret Enloe

Executive Director
Waterfowl Chesapeake

Stacy Epperson

Education Specialist
Aquatic Resource Education, Chesapeake and Coastal Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Scott Fickbohm

District Manager
Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District

Willard Harman, Ph.D.

Director
Biological Field Station (SUNY College at Oneonta)

Chris Herr

Executive Vice President
PennAg Industries Association

Anson Hines, Ph.D.

Director
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Marel (Raub) King

Pennsylvania Director
Chesapeake Bay Commission

Gretchen Leslie

Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource

Romuald N. Lipcius, Ph.D.

Professor of Marine Science,
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary

Mark Platts

President
Susquehanna Heritage

David Sanko

Executive Director
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors

Paul Schmidt

Chief Conservation Officer
Ducks Unlimited

Ann Pesiri Swanson

Executive Director
Chesapeake Bay Commission

Denis Wardrop, Ph.D

Senior Scientist
Penn State Institute of Energy and the Environment