Staff Blog

Chesapeake Network Redesign Launch

We are excited to announce, after a couple of years of working towards improving our resource, The Chesapeake Network we will be launching an updated version on January 31st! Based on user testing, user interviews, and surveys we came up with the following updates to the network we felt would help improve the user experience.

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Igniting Solutions at the 4th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

On Thursday, January 13, the Alliance will host its 4th Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Each year, the anticipation for the film fest feels bigger and bigger. For anyone who has attended this event in the past, I am sure you are familiar with the lasting impression the film festival leaves. There is a fire …

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The Fast Lane to Stewardship

Can you imagine how effective we could be if it were possible to put someone in the fast lane to Chesapeake Bay stewardship? Helping our family, friends, colleagues, and constituents understand the value of the natural resources around us is no easy task. The strength of these connections is often directly related to the individuals’ …

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Looking Forward to the Next 50 Years

We are excited for what we’ve accomplished as an organization over the past 50 years, however, we recognize that our work is not done and that we must look ahead. During our interviews, we asked participants what their hopes are for the Chesapeake Bay watershed in the next 50 years.

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“A Journey Upstream” full film on YouTube at 7pm!

It isn’t often that two college students from Brookville, Maryland, make a movie that is seen by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world, and it’s rarer still when their subject is about the importance of clean water to two pivotal fish species in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

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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. In this article, Jenna Mitchell Beckett, Pennsylvania Director and Agriculture Program Director, shares exciting updates and an insider look into the history of the Alliance’s Agriculture Program.

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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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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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Empowering the Next Generation of Climate Champions

Emma always wanted to help fight climate change, but it isn’t easy for a High School student to feel empowered to make a real impact. Northeastern School District’s partnership with the Alliance offered Emma and her classmates the opportunity to improve the quality of their local stream. In Emma’s case, the project provided a fresh perspective on her future education plans.

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