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About Liz Chudoba

Liz is the Alliance's Water Quality Program Manager. She manages the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative partnership, and the Alliance's RiverTrends program.

Volunteer Position Description: Water Quality Program Intern

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION for Water Quality Program Intern (VA Office) Title:               Program Intern (VA Office) Hours:             10 hours per week Duration:         3-6 months, or until school requirements are satisfied Location:         612 Hull St, Suite 101C, Richmond, VA 23224 Contact:          Liz Chudoba   lchudoba@allianceforthebay.org    (804) 775-0951 To apply:        Please submit a resume & attached application

Engaging Young Community Members in Richmond

Thanks to funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Alliance has partnered with Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT), the Center for Watershed Protection and Sustainable Chesapeake to engage local youth in integrating edible gardens with stormwater reduction practices in the East End of Richmond. CHAT recruits local high school students

Alliance Receives Funding to Install Native Gardens

Do you live in the Yellow Breeches or James River watersheds? If so, you don’t want to miss this opportunity! The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay could pay for up to 80% of the cost to landscaping your yard! The Alliance is offering this assistance as part of its Reduce Your Stormwater program to

We’re Busting Runoff!

This past fall, we launched a campaign to encourage people like you to take small steps to reduce the impact their yards and houses have on local waterways. Through an online contest we chose two properties to “crash” and install Bay-friendly landscaping. We had a great time getting our hands dirty!

RiverWise Education and Children

How do we relate the importance of our environment to your daily actions? Are we teaching our children how to think of their actions as they relate to the health of our land and waters? How do we know what impact we have on environmental awareness in children?  Are we raising children who are

Richmond RiverTrends Water Quality Monitoring Training

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9am to Noon Richmond Wastewater Treatment Plant Training Room 1400 Brander St. Richmond VA 23224 Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in Richmond, Virginia. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to attending

Goose Creek Report Card 2013

Download the Goose Creek Report Card, 2013. The Goose Creek Association and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have published the 2013 Goose Creek Report Card. The water quality in the Goose Creek watershed, a tributary to the Potomac River, is graded as pretty good. The “cleanliness” of the creek can be attributed

20 New Monitoring Sites Added in Virginia

Volunteers and staff at the Richmond training We’re thrilled to announce that we have added 20 new monitoring sites to our RiverTrends program. This spring, we trained new volunteers in the Richmond, Lynchburg, and tidal York areas to collect water quality data through our RiverTrends program. In Richmond, we partnered with the City

York RiverTrends & Save our Streams Water Quality Monitoring Training

April 26, 2014 9am to 5pm York River State Park 9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188 Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in the York River watershed tidal area. We will provide training and supplies, all you have

Richmond RiverTrends Water Monitoring Training

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9am to Noon Richmond Wastewater Treatment Plant Training Room 1400 Brander St. Richmond VA 23224   Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in Richmond, Virginia. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to attending the

Lynchburg RiverTrends Water Monitoring Training

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9am to 1pm Riveredge Park Amherst County, VA   Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in the James River watershed around Lynchburg, VA. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to

Bandy Field Work Day in Richmond, VA

Teen volunteers cutting vines and invasives. Photo courtesy of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Saturday, February 22, 2014 Bandy Field Nature Park, Richmond, VA   Come join us for the annual Friends of Bandy Field Work Day! Help us clean up this wonderful park in the West End of Richmond. We’ll be cutting down