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“Hey Rob, can you write an article for the newsletter? Maybe something that showcases the wildlife of the watershed. Something that makes people feel good, gives them warm and fuzzy feelings.” Hmm fuzzy… I know just the thing! Spiders! Everyone likes spiders! Now before you say “Nope” first of all, think of something original to …
Each Spring and Fall, Alliance staff work tirelessly to plant thousands of trees throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The goal is to reforest as much of the watershed as possible for our forests, for our streams, and for our future. Many of these reforestation projects are riparian forest buffers, which are the area of land adjacent to a stream containing native, perennial trees and shrubs.
The Alliance’s Riparian Rangers volunteers are helping ensure our watershed gets reforested, one site check at a time. Here’s how you can join the movement.
Weasels are some of the few mammals that turn white during the winter. These small, but highly-skilled predators can be found throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed and once had a significant role in the fur trade during European colonization of North America.
Our Pennsylvania Forests Team is seeking volunteers to help plant nearly 5,000 trees across the Commonwealth this spring!
Some of my wonderful coworkers here at the Alliance have noticed that our little plant identification YouTube series, Tree Talk, has been going on for three years as of this January. It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed, but looking at the early videos it’s clear that I’ve grown both older and …
Winter is here, bringing colder and shorter days that drive many of us indoors. For those who are looking to keep busy outside despite the weather, consider braving the cold this winter because the season of tree pruning is upon us!
Alliance Forests Program Director, Craig Highfield, recognizes the late Dr. Jim Finley, an esteemed statesman of Penn’s Woods and beyond.
Join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and partners during the virtual 2021 Sportsmens Forum. This four-part webinar series will feature experts from around the watershed sharing their knowledge about the state of four important species found in Chesapeake forests: waterfowl, wild turkey, brook trout, and white-tailed deer.
Ryan Davis, the Alliance’s PA Forests Projects Manager, shares a horror story he experienced while in the field one autumn afternoon in remote West Virginia.