Forest Restoration

Family Forest Legacy Planning

Saturday, February 28th, 2015, 9:00 am – noon Cumberland Country Club 10200 Country Club Road, Cumberland, MD 21502[one_full ]Learn how to: Establish your vision & goals for your land Assess and enhance the value of your natural resources Reduce property & estate taxes Create a succession plan that keeps your land intact and within your family Build family ties to …

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#MyBeautifulEarth

The Alliance works hard throughout the year planting trees, organizing trash cleanups, and engaging citizens, local governments and businesses to work towards a cleaner, healthier Chesapeake Bay. Your support helps us continue this vital work. Donate today to help get the job done! » Post by Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

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Alliance Establishes New Program on Chesapeake Forests

[imageframe class=”acb-img-container float-right-container” ] The Alliance is excited to announce the start of a new program designed to enhance the role of forest conservation and restoration in the Chesapeake region. The Chesapeake Forests program will work with partners to help private landowners, businesses and governments use forests to meet their environmental, economic and community objectives. …

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Importance of Forest to Surface Drinking Water Supplies

Throughout much of the Chesapeake, there is a direct connection between forests and your faucet. Around 75% of us rely on drinking water that flows through forests. As forest land is converted to other uses like development, water quality goes down and drinking water treatment costs go up. According to The State of Chesapeake Forests …

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Woods and Your Wallet Workshop

Forests for the Bay is hosting a free woodland conservation funding workshop for landowners on August 26 from 6:30 to 8:30PM at the College of Southern Maryland. The workshop will demonstrate how landowners can lower their taxes, find money and assistance to plant trees, and protect their property for future generations. To register visit, https://www.forestryforthebay.org/events.cfm.

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The Woods in Your Backyard

[imageframe link=”/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/child-on-tire-swing.jpg” ] Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00am – 3:15pm Forest Resources Building Room 107, Penn State University Park Campus Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Bigler Rd State College, PA 16803 Cost: $20.00/person Do you have woods in your backyard? Would you like to reduce your lawn, plant trees, and invite wildlife to your suburban …

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Capstone Brings Trees and Environmental Education to Baltimore City

The Alliance, with our Chesapeake Conservation Corps Volunteer, Heather Jentilet, recently completed three riparian buffer plantings in Baltimore City with Baltimore City School students under the MD DNR Governor O’Malley Stream Restoration Challenge Grant. In partnership with Blue Water Baltimore, Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and TreeBaltimore, the project resulted in over 600 students from 3 Baltimore …

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The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is awarded Conservation Innovation Grant from USDA

Grant will improve water quality by prioritizing forests in restoration strategies. (October 4, 2012 — Annapolis, MD) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is the recipient of a Conservation Innovation Grant award from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Alliance is one of twelve awardees nationally and five locally that …

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Woodland Crediting Platform

Forests For The Bay Launches New Tool To Help Develop Conservation Projects Nearly 80% of woodlands in the Chesapeake are owned by families and businesses. This means that much of the clean air and water, wildlife habitat, jobs, and other benefits are provided by private woodland owners. To help maintain and enhance these benefits, many …

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TreeBaltimore Year 3 Final Report

TreeBaltimore is a program aimed at increasing Baltimore City’s urban tree canopy by  engaging citizens and community groups in their neighborhoods to help plant and maintain trees that will ultimately benefit their communities. The program is funded by Constellation Energy with key partners made up of  TreeBaltimore, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, the  Alliance for the …

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