Richmond RiverTrends Water Quality Monitoring Training

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9am to Noon Richmond Wastewater Treatment Plant Training Room 1400 Brander St. Richmond VA 23224 Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in Richmond, Virginia. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to attending

Goose Creek Report Card 2013

Download the Goose Creek Report Card, 2013. The Goose Creek Association and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have published the 2013 Goose Creek Report Card. The water quality in the Goose Creek watershed, a tributary to the Potomac River, is graded as pretty good. The “cleanliness” of the creek can be attributed

20 New Monitoring Sites Added in Virginia

Volunteers and staff at the Richmond training We’re thrilled to announce that we have added 20 new monitoring sites to our RiverTrends program. This spring, we trained new volunteers in the Richmond, Lynchburg, and tidal York areas to collect water quality data through our RiverTrends program. In Richmond, we partnered with the City

York RiverTrends & Save our Streams Water Quality Monitoring Training

April 26, 2014 9am to 5pm York River State Park 9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188 Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in the York River watershed tidal area. We will provide training and supplies, all you have

Lynchburg RiverTrends Water Monitoring Training

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9am to 1pm Riveredge Park Amherst County, VA   Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in the James River watershed around Lynchburg, VA. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to

Richmond RiverTrends Water Monitoring Training

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9am to Noon Richmond Wastewater Treatment Plant Training Room 1400 Brander St. Richmond VA 23224   Are you interested in learning more about your local stream? We need volunteers to collect important data on streams in Richmond, Virginia. We will provide training and supplies, all you have to do is commit to attending the

Virginia Citizens For Water Quality Summit

Movie preview now available: Want to see how the Detective solves the Muddy Mystery?   There’s still time to register. Hope you can join us!   Check out the draft agenda by clicking here.   Register online here: https://www.elleevance.com/beventLive.aspx?EventID=NBI15646650     Questions? Contact Anna Mathis at amathis@allianceforthebay.org or 804-775-0951.

Dominion Foundation Grant Expands RiverTrends Program

The Dominion Foundation has awarded the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay a $35,000 Environmental Stewardship Grant for our RiverTrends Water Quality Monitoring program.  With this grant, we will expanding the program to the Tidal York and Small Coastal Basins watersheds. Many of these watersheds are impaired due to bacteria pollution, which makes shellfish unsafe

Upham Brook Watershed Restoration

Upham Brook is a tributary of the Chickahominy River that flows through the urban areas of Henrico County and City of Richmond.   It is polluted by bacteria and other runoff contaminants.   The  Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF)  is partnering with the Alliance and other community groups and county and city officials

Three Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Publications

The Alliance announces the release of three RiverTrends volunteer water quality monitoring program publications.  These reports focus on the status and importance of volunteer water quality monitoring while focusing in on small watersheds in Virginia.   If you would like hard copies of these reports, please send your mailing information and the amount

Alliance, Friends of Rappahannock report bacteria issues

  Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s program RiverTrends and Friends of Rappahannock develop report on Hazel Run bacteria issues.   Hazel Run is a tributary of the Rappahannock River that is impaired due to high bacteria levels. This small watershed is located in the mostly urbanized area of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County, where polluted stormwater