Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative

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Putting Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative Data to Use

What good is data if it never gets used? The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC) is here to make sure that doesn’t happen! Each group within the CMC network is monitoring to achieve their own unique and individual goals for education, advocacy, outreach, and communication and have made enormous impacts on their communities.

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Beneath the Surface: Water Quality Monitoring

Our Water Quality Monitoring Initiative works to provide technical expertise, training, and resources in order to engage diverse partners to collect and share water quality data.

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Capstone Project a Breath of Fresh Air for Our Waterways

This semester’s Environmental projects Intern, Jordan Oliver, from Bowie State University, has concluded his time with the Alliance! The fall 2023 term brought some very special times which included monthly water quality monitoring, events, networking relationships, and exciting professional development opportunities.

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Capstone Projects Creating a “Brighter” Future and Cleaner Water

The Alliance’s Environmental Projects Interns from Bowie State University (BSU) have just finished up their time with us, and left a lasting impression.

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More Money, More Monitoring

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay hosted the 2019 Virginia Citizens for Water Quality Summit on October 19th, in Ashland, VA as a Forum Plus event. The summit’s theme was “More Money, More Monitoring” and focused on creating diverse partnerships in order to expand monitoring efforts throughout the Commonwealth.

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Renewed Commitment to Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring in Virginia

On November 18th, leaders from Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Izaak Walton League of America, Virginia Citizens for Water Quality, and Virginia Water Monitoring Council, and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay renewed a long-standing commitment to partnering to give citizens the tools and trainings needed to accurately assess …

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