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Remembering the “Statesman of Penn’s Woods”

Alliance Forests Program Director, Craig Highfield, recognizes the late Dr. Jim Finley, an esteemed statesman of Penn’s Woods and beyond.

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A Team on the Mooooove!

The Alliance is on a mission to accelerate and broaden our impact throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The Bay Program estimates that agriculture contributes 42 percent of the nitrogen, 55 percent of the phosphorus and 60 percent of the sediment entering the Bay. Working with farmers is key to meeting our Bay goals and because …

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The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay receives over $900,000 to accelerate agricultural conservation implementation in Pennsylvania

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s agricultural conservation efforts recently received a significant boost in momentum thanks to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). In partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Program, NFWF awarded $915,000 to the Alliance as part of its Pennsylvania Most Effective Basins Grant Program. …

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On the Road! Local Elected Officials Exchange Ideas On Clean Water

How creating educational and environmental opportunities for local elected officials can have a positive effect on local communities.

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Reforestation Opportunity Available for Maryland Landowners

The Alliance’s Healthy Forests Healthy Waters program is seeking landowners interested in a spring 2023 tree planting of at least one acre.

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Finding Your Outside

During the last 18 months, many of us acquired new hobbies. Learn how Alliance CEO Kate Fritz found a new passion and developed a network of fellow female anglers in the process.

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Composting is super easy and great for the environment. Don’t be scared! Here’s everything you need to know to start composting today.

Home composting need not be complicated, messy, or odorous. It need not require much space or specialized training. In fact, it is quite forgiving. You can build a bin or two, or leave it as a pile. It’s really up to you. Follow a few basic guidelines, and you’ll be storing soil carbon like a pro!

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2021 Sportsmen’s Forum – Recap & Recordings

Join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and partners during the virtual 2021 Sportsmens Forum. This four-part webinar series will feature experts from around the watershed sharing their knowledge about the state of four important species found in Chesapeake forests: waterfowl, wild turkey, brook trout, and white-tailed deer.

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Building the Bond Between Healthy Lands and Waters

When Jeanne Hoffman and Bobby Whitescarver met, the worlds of farmer and conservationists collided. Nestled in Virginia’s legendary Shenandoah Valley, the couple’s farm and marriage are representative of the symbiotic relationships that occur when we work with farmers to maintain productive agricultural lands while simultaneously protecting their local waterways.

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Cooperate Collaboration So Sweet You Can Taste It

Collaboration is one of the sweetest ingredients to successful supply chain sustainability. That’s why we teamed up with The Hershey Company and Land O’Lakes to create Sustainable Dairy PA. The partnership positions dairy producers as an important part of improving water quality and mitigating climate change impacts.

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