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Fallen Leaves: A Tree’s Gift to the Stream

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!

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Strengthening and Building “Buffer” Partnerships

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 …

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Taking Steps Toward Equitable Funding Throughout the Watershed

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.

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Happy Holloween: The Sweet Treat of Finding Tree Cavities

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.”

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The Fall Bounty and Beauty of Shagbark Hickory

Did you know that in addition to its vibrant fall foliage, shagbark hickory provides important habitat and food for wildlife like black bears, raccoons, squirrels, bats, and more?

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Delaware’s state and local leaders tour green infrastructure in Seaford

On Friday, October 7th, Delaware elected officials gathered in downtown Seaford to explore the city’s innovative green infrastructure practices as part of the Alliance’s first Wandering Delaware’s Waterways walking tour.

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Attend Chesapeake Watershed Forum Virtually

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s 17th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum will be held in person at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV, November 4 – 6, 2022. This watershed-wide event reaches over 400 restoration and protection practitioners to inspire and empower local action towards clean water. We share successful tools and techniques, offer lessons …

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Champion Trees of Harford County

This past May, the Alliance hosted a free, guided tour of 10 champion trees in Harford County, MD. Learn more about what champion trees are and how you can find a few for yourself in a self-guided tour.

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Fall Gardening Tips & Tricks

It’s fall, and that means falling leaves, plants heading into dormancy, and the opportunity to fill out your garden. Refresh your autumn gardening knowledge with our Fall Care Tips!

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Volunteer Opportunity: PA Fall Tree Plantings

Our Pennsylvania Forests Team is seeking volunteers to help plant nearly 5,000 trees across the Commonwealth this spring!

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