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As we celebrate the Alliance’s agricultural work this month as part of our 50 stories for our 50th, we’d be remiss if we didn’t talk about one of our favorite farmers and supporters, Robert (Bobby) Whitescarver.
June brings a lot of good things: cookouts, sunny weather, pool parties, ice cream. It also happens to be National Dairy Month, and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is celebrating just how far dairy farmers have come, and where they might be headed next, in the effort to improve the health of
Not only are we celebrating Agriculture as part of our #50storiesforour50th in June, but it’s also National Dairy Month! In April, the Alliance hosted an event with the American Dairy Association North East titled, “Your Local Dairy Farmers, A Sustainable Story,” where our CEO, Kate Fritz, and the Director of Environmental Outreach at ADANE, Ron Ohrel, interviewed three local farmers.
Soon to be retired, Will Baker has been president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) for 40 years and has been at CBF for 45 years, starting when he was 22, right out of college. Watch as Alliance’s CEO, Kate Fritz interviews Will about his experience working on the bay for the past 45 years …
In 1998, The Alliance hosted an “Across the Generations Dialogue” conference at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. The conference brought together the luminaries in coastal and estuary ecology and graduate students studying and researching in the same field. Leila Hamdan was a graduate student at the time at George Mason University studying water column microbes …
As we celebrate 50 years of the Alliance we take a look back at some of the major moments, impacts, and programs over the past five decades.
As part of our 50 stories for our 50th-anniversary, we are spending this month celebrating our work in agriculture. With approximately 87,000 farms in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the Alliance provides resources enabling farmers to maintain productive agricultural lands while simultaneously protecting their local waterways. Our collaboration with Cocalico Watershed Association, Lancaster Clean Water Partners, TeamAg, …
When Al Todd arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Program(CBP) in 1992, the CBP partnership was still young. Bill Matuszeski had just arrived as EPA Director, and the USDA Forest Service assigned Todd as the federal representative on forest-related issues and programs. He was also charged with building a new interagency, “Forestry Work Group.” One of …
As part of this month’s 50 Stories for our 50th Anniversary theme, “Across the Generations,” we interviewed Charlie Conklin, former Board Member, Watershed Forum planning team member, and long-time supporter, of the Alliance.
In April as part of our 50 stories for our 50th Anniversary, we focused on “Community Members Taking Action.” Below are two videos on simple actions that YOU can take to help improve the health of our local lands and water.