Christina Bonini joined the Alliance in July 2019 as the RiverWise Program Manager in our Virginia office. She focuses on working with communities to reduce their stormwater impact on Virginia's rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Christina grew up in Virginia exploring the James River in her hometown of Richmond, while spending weekends at
June proved to be an exciting month for the Alliance. This year, to celebrate Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week, June 1 - 9th, we launched our inaugural “Crab Cake Week” in Richmond and Williamsburg. Nothing tastes like summer more than crab cakes! Photo: Senator Mark Warner and Chef Jimmy at Demi’s Mediterranean Kitchen in Richmond,
While you’re munching on delicious crab cakes during Crab Cake Week (June 01 to June 09), keep in mind that you’re supporting restaurants that are making your meal with local, sustainably harvested, Chesapeake blue crab.
When you’re out ordering dinner at a restaurant, do you stop to consider the source of your food? Whether it’s vegetables or prime rib or a crab cake, it’s not hard to imagine that “eating local’ can benefit the overall community.
To celebrate Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week this year, the Alliance is launching a new initiative in Richmond, VA. During the 1st week of June 2019 (June 1st - 9th), we will be presenting the city's first ever Crab Cake Week with 30 restaurants participating.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded the Museum a grant to enhance and expand its green infrastructure efforts. Two of the most ambitious and visible projects include converting nearly three acres of paved surface parking lot into civic green space and installing an advanced bioretention system to clean and retain the rainwater that falls onto a nearly one-acre-large parking deck being built beside the Museum.