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We had a great time celebrating the Chesapeake this year with our family, friends, partners, and volunteers across the watershed for the Taste!
The Watershed Champion and Fran Flanigan Awards are special recognition awards for leadership and dedication to cleaner rivers and streams of the Chesapeake Bay. The following awardees have thoughtfully considered how to push the boundaries between science, the environment, and art, and are leaders to be recognized for their exemplary stewardship and profound impacts on the Bay.
The Alliance’s annual Taste celebration is moving upstream in 2022. After two years of virtual events, the Taste will take place in-person at three different venues across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Thank you, Lee Failing for being our keynote speaker at “The Taste: Celebrate 50 Years!” A key tenant of the Alliance over the last 50 years has been to work together. That means across the communities, businesses and companies, and conservation groups who live, work, and play in the Chesapeake. No single restoration project, education …
Al Todd – Frances H. Flanigan Environmental Leadership Award It was with great pleasure that the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Al Todd as our 2021 Fran Flanigan Environmental Leadership Award Winner at “The Taste: Celebrate 50 Years” on September 23rd. The Fran Flanigan award is named after our longest-tenured Executive Director of 20 …
It was with great pleasure that the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Teddi Stark as our 2021 Pennsylvania Watershed Champion. Teddi is a warrior for riparian forest buffers. We recognized that her passion for the reforestation of our watershed and leadership at DCNR has resulted in increased funding for buffers in Pennsylvania and for the Alliance.
It was with great pleasure that the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Dr. Alan Anderson as our 2021 Maryland Watershed Champion at our “Taste: Celebrate 50 Years on September 23rd. We recognized him for his work through our partnership with Bowie State University, and his commitment to ensuring his students have an opportunity to build skills related to environmental conservation. Dr. Anderson has been incredibly giving of his time to this partnership, and his efforts have created year-round meaningful watershed experiences for students in the classroom and beyond.
It was with great pleasure that the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Michael Powell as our 2021 Virginia Watershed Champion at “The Taste: Celebrate 50 Years” on September 23rd. His vision for John B. Cary Elementary School’s Eco Campus has prioritized outdoor learning and environmental literacy. Not only has he added trees and gardens to the campus, but his sensibility to stormwater runoff and replacing turf has created an outdoor space where all students can become environmental stewards.
It was with great pleasure that the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Brian Rodgers as our 2021 Washington, D.C. Watershed Champion. We recognized Brian’s work as a Rain Barrel contractor, passionate DC Green Workforce Workgroup member, and dedicated partner to the Alliance.
[one_full class=”acb-address” ]Annapolis, MD September 30, 2012The Taste of the Chesapeake 2012, our hallmark annual fundraiser, was a great success! On September 20th, the Alliance hosted over 200 guests at Quiet Waters Park to celebrate its many programs affecting the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and enjoy an evening of local food, drink and music. The …