Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Associate Director for Education Programs Search this
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These records document educational programs at the CBCES under Associate Director John H. Falk. They consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed materials
concerning CBCES educational programs, especially the Summer Ecology Program and the Work/Learn Program in Environmental Studies; the dissemination of environmental information,
particularly the publication of the Rhode River Review; office administration; relations with Smithsonian bureaus and offices; and Falk's educational research. Photographs
of CBCES staff are found in the records.
John H. Falk joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) in 1974 as Education Coordinator. In 1975 he was appointed Associate Director
for Education Programs. Educational programs at CBCES included research on the design and implementation of outdoor-centered learning experiences, science education field
trips for school groups, the development of public programs emphasizing environmental education, and the dissemination of research findings for use in planning and legislation
affecting the Chesapeake Bay. Falk's position was abolished in 1983 after the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center was established.
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director Search this
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This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These records primarily document the operation of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) under Director J. Kevin Sullivan, 1976-1983. Also included
are records created by Sullivan as Assistant Director, 1972-1975, and Acting Director, 1975-1976. A small amount of material created by Directors Kyle R. Barbehenn, 1965-1968,
and Francis S. L. Williamson, 1968-1975, is also present.
The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, publications, and related materials documenting the CBCES research and education programs; CBCES relations
with environmental organizations, citizen groups, and government agencies concerned with the welfare of the Chesapeake Bay; CBCES activities as a member of the Chesapeake
Research Consortium; land use and facilities at CBCES; plans to merge CBCES with the Radiation Biology Laboratory; Sullivan's research on fisheries; and CBCES administration
of and research on the Poplar Islands. Also included are copies of the CBCES newsletter, Rhode River Review.
Conservation of natural resources -- Study and teaching Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 419, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director, Records