Location: Washington, DC

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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Permeable Pavement Installer Course

Join Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and DC’s Department of Energy and the Environment for a permeable pavement installer course on Friday, March 1st.

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GSI Maintenance: Connecting with the Community

DC’s Department of Energy and Environment has partnered with The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to maintain over 350 public Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices otherwise known as Best Management Practices, or BMPs for short.

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Bringing Clean Water and Green Jobs to DC

The gardens in DC are dormant in January, but the landscape maintenance crews are not. Without weeds to pull or perennials to maintain, the crews can tackle larger maintenance tasks, and we can provide trainings.

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DC Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Join us for the 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on March 7 at The Miracle Theater in Washington, DC!

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Celebrating a Great Year of Green Infrastructure

The end of 2023 brings us to the close of another fabulous year of green infrastructure in Washington, DC! “‘Tis the season for stormwater management” is how the carol goes, right?

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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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Our Hidden Urban Neighbors: Macroinvertebrates

Beneath a creek’s waters lives an entirely different ecosystem of critters that would not look out of place from the movie franchise, Alien, clinging to rocks and crawling on the submerged substrate. Despite their less than loveable features, a stream’s aquatic benthic macroinvertebrates are great indicators of stream health.

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RiverSmart Homes DIY Rain Garden Training

Please join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Washington, DC’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) for a free, virtual rain garden installation training.

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RiverSmart Homes Information Session

Learn about how you can manage stormwater on your property with shade trees, rain barrels, rain gardens, BayScaping, or permeable pavers.

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