Location: Maryland

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Bernie Fowler Patuxent River Wade-in: 37 Years of Community Science

This past June, I attended my first Bernie Fowler Wade-In on the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland. I was grateful to be in community with other clean water champions, carrying on important traditions. As a community, we collected one more piece of evidence that together, we can go farther.

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Volunteers Plant Trees Around the Clock at Treelay

Thank you to everyone who made the 2024 Volunteer Tree Planting Relay (Treelay) possible! Over the course of 24 hours, Alliance staff, partners, and 213 dedicated volunteers planted 4,200 trees in Pennsylvania and Maryland. That’s one tree every 21.6 seconds!

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Thank You for a Great Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2024 Wild & Scenic Film Festival! 598 of our friends and partners gathered to enjoy the festival this year.

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Putting Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative Data to Use

What good is data if it never gets used? The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC) is here to make sure that doesn’t happen! Each group within the CMC network is monitoring to achieve their own unique and individual goals for education, advocacy, outreach, and communication and have made enormous impacts on their communities.

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Q&A With Our Environmental Projects Intern

Welcome to our newest Environmental Projects Intern, Alex DuBuclet! Alex has always had a curiosity and excitement for nature and animals, and we’re excited for them to join us.

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Treelay Site 5: Wakefield Valley Park, MD

Join the Treelay, our 24-hour tree relay planting marathon! At this site in Westminster, MD, we will be planting 400 trees. What to wear & bring Please dress for the weather, we are rain or shine! Volunteers need to wear long pants, clothes that can get dirty, and close-toed shoes (boots recommended). We also recommend …

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Explore the Films of the 2024 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

This spring, the Film Festival will provide warmth, inspire action, and raise hope during a time of growth and rebirth. Learn more about the 12 incredible short films chosen for this year’s festival!

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Restoring Wetlands at Cedar Point Wildlife Management Area

Wetlands are crucial to the health and resiliency of the Bay in a time of rapidly changing climate. Climate change is also extending periods of wet and dry cycles. In times of drought, groundwater stored by wetlands can be critical in sustaining our native plants and animals. In times of extended rainfall, that same storage capability prevents or lessens flooding of our communities and important infrastructure.

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Maryland Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Join us for the 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on March 7 at Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD!

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Capstone Project a Breath of Fresh Air for Our Waterways

This semester’s Environmental projects Intern, Jordan Oliver, from Bowie State University, has concluded his time with the Alliance! The fall 2023 term brought some very special times which included monthly water quality monitoring, events, networking relationships, and exciting professional development opportunities.

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