“Dear members of Congress, Learning and discovering new things is important for the human brain, and without the Chesapeake Bay funding, the students will not grow in their understanding of how pollution affects the water and its ecosystem.”

-Written by a Drew Middle School student after a recent field trip to our headquarters. During the field trip, the students learned how to collect water samples from the Rappahannock River and the impact of storm water runoff.

Their trip was made possible due to a grant from the EPA.  Shortly after their field trip, they sent inspiring letters to Congress to appeal for continued EPA funding.

Read the full, inspiring story here.