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About Drew Siglin

Drew recently returned to the Alliance part-time as the Grants Manager, where he assists Jaja with balancing our many grants.

Partners launch the Care for Blair County Water website

The website highlights 12 different community “roles”, and the actions each can take in protecting nature and local waterways. In partnership with the Blair County Conservation District, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has developed the educational website www.cleanblairwater.org to teach Blair County, PA residents about water quality and their local watersheds.   What are the

Runoff Busters to Makeover Two Yards this fall: Applications now Open!

Calling all residents living in the Chesapeake Bay’s Middle James and Yellow Breeches watersheds!   The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Runoff Busters team is looking for homeowners / renters in the Middle James (Virginia) and Yellow Breeches (Pennsylvania) who want to help protect the Bay by welcoming our team and landscape

Plant “Trees for Tomorrow” this October!

In Pennsylvania, the Alliance is partnering with Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33) to coordinate several large volunteer tree plantings in Franklin County this October. Please join us at one of our planting sites on October 10th or 17th by signing up to volunteer at Senator Alloway’s registration page. These events will be a great

Healthy Watersheds Tour brings Blair Stormwater Professionals to Lancaster Area

At Landis Homes, a naturalized stormwater conveyance system offers habitat benefits as well as water quality improvement. The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay partnered with LandStudies Inc. to host a tour of innovative green infrastructure sites throughout Lancaster County, PA on June 30th. The three-year program is an effort generously funded by the

2015 Stormy Awards!

On Tuesday April 7th, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay hosted the 5th annual Stormy Awards ceremony at the Annual Stormwater Partners Retreat in Shepherdstown, WV. The Stormy Award is given to the partners who submit the best short stormwater video. Stormwater Partners were invited to submit videos leading up to the Retreat. All

Plans To Enhance Stormwater Resources for Homeowners

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has been awarded a Small Watershed Grant by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to build upon its popular Reduce Your Stormwater website beginning in 2015. The original website was designed by Alliance staff to assist homeowners throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in addressing stormwater-related issues

Martins Mill Bridge Park Tree Planting Event

Martins Mill Bridge Park planting plan for the October event (will be adjusted on-site, prior to the event as needed) Looking for a fun family event this autumn? Come on out and plant a tree at Antrim Township’s Martins Mill Bridge Park on Saturday October 11th from 9:00AM – Noon. The Alliance for

Building Green Infrastructure in Blair County

Building Green Infrastructure in Blair County is a multi-faceted effort to build a green infrastructure program to help create sustainable stormwater solutions across all 13 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) in Blair County, PA. This effort includes both planning and implementation projects in order to help Blair County move forward in meeting

Tree Plantings and Buffer Give-A-Ways with Trees for Tomorrow

Planting demonstration at the Wilson College planting. Photo courtesy of Bob Stoler. On Saturday April 27, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Wilson College, and approximately 180 volunteers planted over 300 native trees and shrubs along the Conococheague Creek on the college’s McKee Green. Chambersburg community members learned about the benefits of

ForumPlus: Lower Susquehanna Land and Water Conservation Summit

Monday, March 31st, 9:00 – 4:30 Room 210 Capital Union Building The Penn State Harrisburg Campus Communities, watershed groups, environmental organizations, and individuals in the Pennsylvania Lower Susquehanna region are invited to the one-day Lower Susquehanna Land and Water Conservation Summit, a ForumPlus event that will inform and introduce some hands-on tools that will help us