About Jenna Mackley

Jenna is the Community Engagement Manager in our Pennsylvania office. She manages a variety of program functions such as event planning, volunteer coordination, social media, and more.

Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership Plants 500 Trees on Lancaster County Farm

Alliance staff, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative staff., and Turkey Hill Dairy staff gather together after planting trees. On November 7th, Alliance staff were joined by employees from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative and Turkey Hill Dairy to do what we do best — plant a riparian forest buffer! Riparian forest

Save the Date for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Save the date for the Alliance’s second Wild & Scenic Film Festival on January 23, 2020! After great success back in January 2019, the team has already begun planning for a 2020 event again in four locations across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Lancaster, PA, Annapolis, MD, Richmond, VA, and Washington, D.C. We’re excited to once

Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership Wrapping Up Phase One

The Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership --a project the Alliance kicked off in 2018 in Pennsylvania --is wrapping up the first phase of the project. The majority of dairy producers have already completed or updated, or are in the process of updating or completing their conservation and manure management plans. Since plan writing is almost

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Alliance Partners with Turkey Hill for Cleaner Water in Pennsylvania

Jenna Mitchell, our PA State Director, and John Cox, President of Turkey Hill, take a tour of a farm. Picture source: Lancaster Newspaper (Blaine Shahan) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is excited to announce that our Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership project is underway! The project, which sparked from ideas discussed at

Decomposers: The Creepy Crawly Critters of our Chesapeake Forests

The giant stag beetle (Lucanus elaphus) is the largest insect in the US that requires dead wood. Its larvae are important decomposers of fallen logs. Photo by Michael Ulyshen, USFS It’s alive! The forest floor, that is. When walking through the woods we mostly see leaves, sticks, and other dead plant material on