2013 Chesapeake Forest Champions Honored

Download the full Press Release: 2013 Chesapeake Forest Champions Honored (.pdf)   Shepherdstown, WV   The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and US Forest Service announced the 2013 winners for the Chesapeake Forest Champions contest. The purpose of their annual contest is to recognize the outstanding efforts of individuals and groups to conserve,

Nominate a Chesapeake Forest Champion

To help celebrate International Year of Forests, the U.S. Forest Service and partners are launching a new annual contest to recognize forest champions throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Forests provide clean water and air, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and a host of other benefits to people. With around 100 acres of the region’s

Forestry Course for Realtors

Private forestland plays a vital role in helping to maintain water quality and overall watershed health. The Alliance’s Forestry for the Bay program has developed and is offering a four hour professional course for Maryland realtors. In Maryland, and throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed, private forestland plays a vital role in helping

Forestry Training for Real Estate Professionals

In Maryland, and the Chesapeake Bay watershed as a whole, private forestland plays a vital role in helping to maintain water quality and overall watershed health.   During the past two decades there has been a rapid increase in the number of forest landowners in the region. Often the only person many new landowners