Manager, Chesapeake Bay Program
Charmaine Dahlenburg, Chesapeake Bay Program Manager, holds a master’s degree in environmental science and policy from Johns Hopkins University. She serves as the liaison between the Conservation Department, project partners, and volunteers to successfully carry out restoration projects, including the Naval Support Facility Indian Head Riparian Buffer Restoration, Poplar Island Wetland Restoration, and Virginia Beach Sand Dune Restoration. She leads the Urban Wetland Advisory Team, tasked to conduct scientific baseline monitoring of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in preparation of the Aquarium’s Waterfront Campus Plan. She is also a longtime volunteer SCUBA diver for the National Aquarium caring for animals in the Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit.