D.C. environmentalist shares her biggest takeaways from chairing the Stakeholders’ Advisory Committee

We sat down with Julie Lawson, chair of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Stakeholders’ Advisory Committee to ask about her experience serving on the Committee as well as some of her thoughts on the Chesapeake Bay Program at large.

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Stakeholders’ Advisory Committee discusses the effects of tree loss on a local scale

The Stakeholders Advisory Committee consists of volunteers from across the Chesapeake Bay watershed who advise the Chesapeake Executive Council on the interests of communities and stakeholders. The committee learns and discusses state and local priorities related to water quality, living resources, wildlife habitats, community engagement and other priorities outlined in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement.

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A conversation with the leadership of the Citizens Advisory Committee

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is a group of volunteers representing communities and stakeholders from across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and is divided into three subcommittees. We interviewed the chair of each subcommittee to learn more about the expertise they bring to the CAC and how their unique panel is helping to restore the Bay!

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Taking Steps Toward Equitable Funding Throughout the Watershed

On September 15th, 2022, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) hosted a panel discussion on equitable access to grant funding during its quarterly meeting in Washington, DC.

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Citizens Advisory Committee Discusses a Sunny Future in the Chesapeake

On May 18th and 19th, 2022, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) held its quarterly meeting in Ellicott City, Maryland, to discuss large-scale solar development in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. CAC is a group of volunteers representing communities and stakeholder from across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, that advises the leadership of the Chesapeake Bay Program …

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Citizen & Local Govt Advisory Committees Share Meeting

On May 5-6, the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) and Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) met in Alexandria, VA. Both Committees spent time separately discussing recommendations they will make to the Chesapeake Executive Council (EPA Administrator, Governors of VA, MD, and PA, the Mayor of DC and the Chair of the tri-state legislative Chesapeake Bay Commission) …

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Citizens Advisory Committee Tours the Conowingo Dam

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) met on November 29-30, 2012 in Havre de Grace, MD and toured the hydroelectric facility at the Conowingo Dam. Exelon Corporation hosted the committee at the visitor’s center for a lively panel discussion on the Conowingo Dam including the upcoming federal re-licensing of the facility for the next 30-46 years …

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Healthy Watersheds Tour on August 22, 2013

Lititz, PA – August 26, 2013 On August 22nd at 2:00pm, LandStudies launched a Lititz Region Healthy Watersheds Tour (Tour) in partnership with the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to the Chesapeake Executive Council. The Citizens Advisory Committee is a diverse group of volunteers appointed by the Governors of PA, MD, VA, the Mayor of DC …

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