Wrapping Up Trees for Sacred Places Planting Season

The Maryland Office wrapped up its Trees for Sacred Places planting season this November. Throughout this past Fall, 737 native trees were planted at 16 Houses of Worship and hundreds of volunteers were engaged at educational workshops. The Trees for Sacred Places program was started over 3 years ago, and has planted 11,941 trees across the state of

Restoring the Bay One Tree at a Time

Trees for Sacred Places partnership helps faith communities take environmental action Church members planting at All Saints Lutheran Church (January 19, 2016- Annapolis, MD) The Trees for Sacred Places Program, a partnership between the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC), is a unique program

Trees for Sacred Places Plants 10,000 Trees!

Congregation members planting at a sappling outside their house of worship Trees for Sacred Places is proud to announce that we have planted 10,901 trees as part of the Maryland Governors Stream Buffer Challenge. Originally called 10,000 Trees when this project was begun in 2013, Trees for Sacred Places engages houses of

Trees for Sacred Places Finishes 2014 Strong!

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) and the Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) have hit a new milestone with their Trees for Sacred Places Project (formerly 10,000 Trees)! Throughout 2014, 36 congregations have planted 1200 native trees, making the total count for the project 1,700 new native trees planted at 40 congregations!

Increasing the Impact of Congregations

Plantings that involve the community attract volunteers of all ages. The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) have successfully kicked off their 10,000 Trees Project this fall. The project started with the goal of engaging a multitude of houses of worship, with funding from MD Department of Natural

Planting Trees with Congregations

The Alliance is excited to partner with the Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake Bay to plant trees with dozens of congregations across Maryland. Our goal is to plant over 10,000 trees across 50 acres of various congregations’ property! This ambitious program will offer congregations the following: Educational workshops on the importance of tree planting in

Interfaith Leadership Forum on the Environment

Al Todd, Executive Director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay participated in an Interfaith Leadership Forum on the Environment on January 10th.   The meeting brought together faith-based and environmental organizations in the Bay Region to discuss potential initiatives related to the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. The imperative of stewardship of the