Protecting and Restoring Threatened Bay Habitats

Our Objectives:

  • Encouraging, recognizing, supporting the preservation of the natural habitat of the Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetle, cicindela dorsalis dorsalis (the “Tiger Beetle”), and other threatened and endangered species in the Bavon Beach area of the Chesapeake Bay in Mathews County, Virginia;


  • Encouraging, recognizing and supporting the preservation and restoration of habitats and ecosystems throughout the Chesapeake Bay area


  • Educating the public about and coordinating efforts to prevent the extinction of the Tiger Beetle and other threatened and endangered species; and


  • Developing models of public private partnerships and coordinate efforts to protect sensitive shorelines, beaches and habitats for threatened and endangered species throughout the Chesapeake Bay.

Bavon Breakwater