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96,00 Trees For Pennsylvania this Spring!

Come get your hands dirty and join in on the reforestation effort for Pennsylvania’s streams! We have nearly 96,000 trees to plant – all we need is you!

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Partnering for Clean Water in Northern Virginia

Google, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA), and the Alliance have announced the completion of their innovative collaboration that will improve water quality in the Northern Virginia region.

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Explore the Films of the 2024 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

This spring, the Film Festival will provide warmth, inspire action, and raise hope during a time of growth and rebirth. Learn more about the 12 incredible short films chosen for this year’s festival!

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GSI Maintenance: Connecting with the Community

DC’s Department of Energy and Environment has partnered with The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to maintain over 350 public Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices otherwise known as Best Management Practices, or BMPs for short.

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Bringing Clean Water and Green Jobs to DC

The gardens in DC are dormant in January, but the landscape maintenance crews are not. Without weeds to pull or perennials to maintain, the crews can tackle larger maintenance tasks, and we can provide trainings.

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Inspiring Action and a Sense of Adventure One Film at a Time

Since 2019, the Alliance has brought communities in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC together by hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in all four states on the same night. This spring, the Film Festival will provide warmth, inspire action, and raise hope during a time of growth and rebirth.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Invasive Species Management

There are plenty of different ways invasive species spread, and a control tactic that may work for one species may be unwise to use on another. Familiarize yourself with the management and maintenance techniques that are known to work for a specific invasive.

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Restoring Wetlands at Cedar Point Wildlife Management Area

Wetlands are crucial to the health and resiliency of the Bay in a time of rapidly changing climate. Climate change is also extending periods of wet and dry cycles. In times of drought, groundwater stored by wetlands can be critical in sustaining our native plants and animals. In times of extended rainfall, that same storage capability prevents or lessens flooding of our communities and important infrastructure.

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A goose peeking over the top of a wattle fence.

Are You Wasting Your Yard Waste?

Are you wasting your yard waste? Learn how to start using your yard waste as a resource to help your yard flourish, enhance your soil, and reduce your carbon footprint.

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What’s Poppin’? Phenological Fun: Winter Oyster Mushroom

Winter oyster mushrooms, one of the most widely cultivated wild mushrooms, can be found in woodlands throughout North America except the Pacific Northwest.

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