2014 Chesapeake Forest Champion contest seeks nominations. The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay with support from the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominations for their annual Chesapeake Forest Champions contest. Forests provide clean water and air, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and a host of other benefits to people. In rural and urban
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,
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
4 October, 2011 Four Chesapeake Forest Champions were honored last weekend at the 2011 Chesapeake Watershed Forum held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. The U.S. Forest Service and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay sponsored the inaugural Chesapeake Forest Champion contest in honor of the International Year of Forests.
The 2011 Chesapeake Watershed Forum was an overwhelming success. This year we welcomed over 340 watershed restoration and conservation practitioners who spent the weekend of September 30 through October 2 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV learning, sharing, networking, and inspiring each other towards a healthier Chesapeake Bay Watershed.