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23Jun, 2014

Keeping the Mighty Oaks

June 23, 2014|

As spring finally arrived with its much-anticipated warmth and vibrant color, our oaks, the grand statesmen of our eastern deciduous forests, again waited patiently to break dormancy. It is as if they

24Apr, 2014

How can we diversify participation in Bay restoration efforts?

April 24, 2014|

For more than 40 years, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has been dedicated to expanding citizen participation in Chesapeake Bay watershed restoration efforts. The Alliance has always believed that the ultimate

25Mar, 2014

Can you give a day to your local stream?

March 25, 2014|

Over the last few months, working for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, I have had a chance to experience how local watershed and citizen groups and volunteers work together and respond

16Dec, 2013

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Citizen Stewardship

December 16, 2013|

Volunteers & Alliance staff after the tree planting at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Fall 2013. I love the phrase, “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”   Peter Levine, who

14Nov, 2013

Bagging the Plastic in Our Urban Streams!

November 14, 2013|

Volunteers cleaning trash during Project Clean Stream cleanup in 2008. Photo courtesy of Kim Hairston. We were knee-deep in a small, murky stream in Richmond, Virginia, and our trash bags were prematurely heavy.