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As I write this article, the temperature outside my window here in northern Maryland is 60 degrees (and the sun isn’t even shining). Just a week ago (late February) it was 70+ degrees across much of the State. It’s hard to believe that we’re hitting these temperatures in February and March! Walking and driving around, …
Depending on where you are in the watershed, this unseasonably warm spell may have your plants getting ready to break dormancy early. Right now is a perfect opportunity to prepare your garden and prevent it from blooming too early.
Alliance staff, Jamie Alberti, loves to surround herself with blues, and that includes her outdoor space. If you’d like to add a little dash of blue to your gardens, consider her top five favorite blue native plants!
The snow goose (Anser caerulescens) migration is an annual event that many of us within the Chesapeake Bay region look forward to each year.
Our forests have always endured natural stresses and disturbances like fires, storms, drought, etc. The impacts of climate change in our region will certainly exacerbate these stresses and alter the composition of our forests in various ways.
Annual Local Government Forum convened local decision-makers and climate experts to discuss resiliency planning.
Do you understand the important role fallen leaves play in our ecosystems? After the season of fall foliage, leaves of our deciduous trees brown, fall, and start the second half of their lives, giving back to the ecosystem that formed them!
How do you balance multiple organizational missions while collaborating on a project? What do you do if the community you are trying to help doesn’t understand why you want to remove trees and shrubs in their neighborhood? How do you politely ask someone to stop dumping an invasive plant into a stream you worked hard …
On September 15th, 2022, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) hosted a panel discussion on equitable access to grant funding during its quarterly meeting in Washington, DC.
Tree cavities come in all shapes and sizes. Each tells a story related to that tree and the wounds it has endured. Dive into what causes many tree cavities and what spooky things can happen as a result of them this “Holloween.”