A ribbon cutting is held for a stream restoration at Asbury Broadneck United Methodist Church in Annapolis, Md., on June 26, 2019. The church partnered with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and was supported by several other organizations while completing a stormwater project to address flooding that was threatening gravesites in the church's cemetery (Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program).


Press Releases

Partnering for Clean Water in Northern Virginia

Google, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA), and the Alliance have announced the completion of their innovative collaboration that will improve water quality in the Northern Virginia region.

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Bushy shrubs planted in front of a poultry barn

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Partnered with Perdue Farms, Awarded $1 Million National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Grant to Accelerate Full-Farm Conservation Efforts on Poultry Operations in Pennsylvania

Announcing a new inititiave between the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) and Perdue Farms (Perdue), thanks to funding from National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF).

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Press Release: Alliance Kicks Off Annual Taste Fundraising Event Along the Susquehanna in PA on August 31st

The Susquehanna River contributes two-thirds of the freshwater to the Chesapeake Bay and is critically important to the restoration efforts for the whole watershed. To help heal the Susquehanna and its tributaries, the Alliance for the Chesapeake kicked off the celebrations at River’s Edge on August 31st as part of the Alliance’s annual Taste: Celebrate the Chesapeake event series.

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Press Release: EPA and Hershey together commit $2 Million to Land O’Lakes Member Dairy Farms in PA

The Alliance, Hershey, and Land O’Lakes have been working together since 2021 on an initiative called “Sustainable Dairy PA.” The initiative takes a collaborative, industry-led, and public sector-supported approach to accelerate on-farm conservation efforts for local eastern region dairy farmers.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friends of Roland Run and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Establish Partnership to Monitor River Water Quality

Friends of Roland Run (FORR) and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay today announced a new partnership to collaboratively monitor and assess river quality in Roland Run.

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Alliance Receives Over $4 Million to Accelerate Work Across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

On Friday, December 2nd, The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced over $33 million in grant awards to support restoration and conservation work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Representatives from NFWF and the EPA shared news of the 104 total grants to a group of local leaders and community members at Truxtun Park, Annapolis, …

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An Award-Winning Partnership

The Alliance and our friends at Digital Ink won a Web Excellence award in the “Website — Environmental Awareness” category. Learn more about our work with Digital Ink and what this award means to our teams.

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Virginia elected officials engage with innovative Eastern Shore agriculture practices

With funding from the Virginia Environmental Endowment, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) hosted its Wandering Virginia’s Waterways bus tour March 31-April 1st, 2022. This 2-day bus tour invited Virginia’s mainland local elected officials to take a trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and explore the Commonwealth’s lower Eastern Shore.

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EPA National, Regional Officials Touring PA Dairy Farms to Highlight Clean Water, Climate, and Farm Benefits of Corporate Partnerships

Today, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and representatives from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) are in the field meeting with dairy farmers in Pennsylvania and key corporate partners to discuss collaborative efforts that support local dairy farmers by promoting healthy farms, clean water, and other environmental benefits.

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The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay receives over $900,000 to accelerate agricultural conservation implementation in Pennsylvania

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s agricultural conservation efforts recently received a significant boost in momentum thanks to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). In partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Program, NFWF awarded $915,000 to the Alliance as part of its Pennsylvania Most Effective Basins Grant Program. …

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