Maryland Office Of Tourism Offering Training To Water-Based Business Owners On Chesapeake Bay Education – CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — In an effort to keep the Chesapeake Bay healthy, the Maryland Office of Tourism and National Park Service is training water-based business owners on how to educate their customers on the importance of this natural resource.

Capt. Hayes with Island Chill Yacht Charters is one of the nearly 30 official Chesapeake Bay Storytellers.

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“What we do is we fold all the information into what the natural experience is,” said Hayes.

So while you’re out relaxing, paddle boarding or just cruising around you get small tidbits of interesting information.

Matthew Scales with the Office of Tourism said these storytellers live and breath the Chesapeake Bay, running fishing charters, lighthouse tours, even kayak excursions.

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“This is their livelihood and we want to make…

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