About Lydia Martin

Lydia is the Green Infrastructure Coordinator in our Lancaster office, where she works with the City of Lancaster and community partners to advance green infrastructure practices locally as well as across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Drawn to Nature during the Holiday Season

Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program As we move into the holiday season this year the Alliance is reminded of the diversity of cultures and family traditions that occur throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Much like the natural world, our communities comprise of many different voices, experiences, and are in constant flux. The

Native Plants We Love ‒ the Power of Pink!

The summer welcomes numerous sun loving wildflowers that grace a diversity of wildlife habitats natural and manmade. As July comes to a close and August arrives, wildflowers in delicious colors serve delicacies of nectar and pollen to pollinating visitors like bumblebees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and solitary wasps. My top three include summer phlox, rose mallow, and

  • Lancaster Tree Tenders

Green Infrastructure Program takes root in the City of Lancaster!

The Alliance kicked off a new partnership with the City of Lancaster in the midst of a pandemic. While the impact and implications of COVID-19 moved through local communities we geared up for operating in a remote world. Passionate people who care deeply about the Lancaster community and our environment see opportunities to leverage and expand our work - even in the midst of uncertainties.