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Press Releases

1Jun, 2016

Project Clean Stream 2016 Results Show Best Year Ever!

June 01, 2016|

Project Clean Stream 2016 Results Show Best Year Ever! Largest number of volunteers and biggest Chesapeake impact since 2002 launch Project Clean Stream volunteers hold bags of trash collected at cleanup

1Jun, 2016

Businesses for the Bay Announces 21 Founding Members

June 01, 2016|

Annapolis, MD (June 8, 2016) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay announces recognition of the twenty-one Businesses for the Bay Founding Members. Through its Businesses for the Bay program, the Alliance helps businesses, both

1Jun, 2016

RiverWise Congregations Tour

June 01, 2016|

On Sunday, June 12th Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake, in partnership with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, hosted a driving tour and blessing of

23Mar, 2016

New Online Yard Design Tool Helps You “Reduce Your Stormwater”

March 23, 2016|

One of 20 garden templates available in the tool. Each template can be designed as a Conservation Landscape or a Rain Garden. With the arrival of spring, the Alliance has launched a

1Mar, 2016

Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee

March 01, 2016|

The Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee held its first meeting in January 2016. The Alliance’s Executive Director Al Todd serves on this advisory group formed to help Maryland develop a nutrient trading and

18Feb, 2016

A New Initiative for Businesses

February 18, 2016|

Dominion employees after volunteering at a Project Clean Stream site. Everyone has a role to play in Bay restoration, especially the business community. While many businesses are keenly focused on their sustainability efforts,

4Feb, 2016

New Businesses for the Bay Partnership Launched!

February 04, 2016|

Businesses can have a big impact on water quality and public health. Here, employees pick up trash during Project Clean Stream. Photo courtesy: Bill&Debbie/flickr Membership and Sponsorship Now Open to All in

28Jan, 2016

READY is Moving Upstream to Pennsylvania!

January 28, 2016|

More vibrant communities with beautiful green infrastructure and “green” summer jobs for youth is the vision of the Alliance newest program in Pennsylvania.  Alliance staff have started planning READY (Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth)

19Jan, 2016

Restoring the Bay One Tree at a Time

January 19, 2016|

Trees for Sacred Places partnership helps faith communities take environmental action Church members planting at All Saints Lutheran Church (January 19, 2016- Annapolis, MD) The Trees for Sacred Places Program, a

4Jan, 2016

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Board of Directors Elects New Chair

January 04, 2016|

Dr. Robert Paul, Professor of Biology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland named (January 4, 2016 – Annapolis, MD) The Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has elected Dr. Robert

23Dec, 2015

Greening Virginia’s Capitol Complete

December 23, 2015|

The Greening Virginia’s Capitol project, funded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is complete! Several low impact development practices have been installed to help filter and reduce stormwater runoff, thus reducing the amount

23Dec, 2015

RiverWise Education: Fostering the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

December 23, 2015|

How do we relate the importance of our environment to our daily actions? Are we teaching our children how to think about how their daily actions relate to the health of our