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With funding from the Virginia Environmental Endowment, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) hosted its Wandering Virginia’s Waterways bus tour March 31-April 1st, 2022. This 2-day bus tour invited Virginia’s mainland local elected officials to take a trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and explore the Commonwealth’s lower Eastern Shore.
Today, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and representatives from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) are in the field meeting with dairy farmers in Pennsylvania and key corporate partners to discuss collaborative efforts that support local dairy farmers by promoting healthy farms, clean water, and other environmental benefits.
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. …
On October 21st the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance), Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc., a fruit grower owned cooperative (Knouse), and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR) hosted an event at Knouse Foods campus in Adams County, PA to plant trees and celebrate the 16 total acres of habitat that the …
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay received a sweet boost for Sustainable Dairy PA, a newly formed partnership between the Alliance, The Hershey Company, and Land O’Lakes, Inc. The $500,000 Small Watershed Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund will support on-the-ground efforts to accelerate sediment, nutrient, and greenhouse …
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 …
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.
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay awarded $1 Million to
Accelerate Conservation Action on Virginia farms
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).