Press Releases

Funds Awarded to Maryland Farmers for Manure Technologies

Sustainable Chesapeake, alongside the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative (MDVA), was today awarded $725,267 from the 2021 Maryland Department of Agriculture Animal Waste Technology Fund. The funding will allow Maryland dairy farmers to expand the adoption of high-priority conservation practices through industry-led supply-chain sustainability initiatives. The funding was …

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New Initiative, Sustainable Dairy PA, Sparks Promise for More Climate-Friendly Dairy Supply Chain in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

The Hershey Company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have partnered to implement on-farm best management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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Alliance Awarded $1 Million For Virginia Farmers

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay awarded $1 Million to
Accelerate Conservation Action on Virginia farms

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Alliance Awarded $4 Million to Support Dairy Producers

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, in partnership with Turkey Hill Dairy, Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, and nine other partners, was recently awarded $4 million to continue supporting dairy farmers in South Central Pennsylvania with on-the-ground improvements through the Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership (THCWP).

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Alliance Receives $500,000 to Restore Chesapeake Logperch Habitat in Susquehanna River Basin

Press Releases Media Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives $500,000 to Restore Chesapeake Logperch Habitat in Susquehanna River Basin Pilot program will incentivize best management practice, riparian forest buffers on agricultural lands Annapolis, MD (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) was …

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Alliance Receives $500,000 Funding to Continue Conservation Work with Lancaster Dairy Farmers

Press Release Media Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives $500,000 Funding to Continue Conservation Work with Lancaster Dairy Farmers The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funding will support the Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership initiative Lancaster, PA (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake …

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Alliance Receives Over Half A Million Dollars for Conservation Work in Lancaster County, PA

Press Release Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives Over Half A Million Dollars for Conservation Work in Lancaster County, PA Funding will support stream restoration efforts and agricultural best management practice implementation Lancaster, PA (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) recently …

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Alliance Receives $1.8 Million to advance Agriculture, Forests Projects

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recently received awards totaling over $1.8 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) through its Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund. With these awards, the Alliance will expand our impact through our Forests and Agriculture Programs in Maryland and south central Pennsylvania. Details regarding these projects that we’ll be …

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Accountability is Key to Making Progress for A Cleaner Chesapeake Bay

Media Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Phone: 443-949-0575  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accountability is Key to Making Progress for A Cleaner Chesapeake Bay (Annapolis, MD – August 20, 2020) Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Executive Director Kate Fritz issued the following statement today in response to current news about Maryland and Pennsylvania wavering in their commitment …

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[Press Release] The Alliance Partners with NOAA and NAAEE to Offer Watershed STEM Education Grants

“From working with new partners, providing training about using the outdoors as an extension to classroom learning to providing MWEE experiences in an after-school setting, I feel hopeful about this opportunity. Despite all the challenges we face in 2020-2021 school year, we will continue to empower students and teachers in RPS to make tough environmental decisions and build a resilient community,” said Meredeth Dash, RiverWise Schools Project Coordinator for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

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