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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

23Dec, 2015

Greening Virginia’s Capitol: Next Phase Begins!

December 23, 2015|

The next phase of the Greening Virginia’s Capitol is about to begin! The Alliance has partnered with the City of Richmond, 3North, Waterstreet Studio, and Capitol Trees to complete design and begin implementation of

18Dec, 2015

We’re Busting Runoff!

December 18, 2015|

This past fall, we launched a campaign to encourage people like you to take small steps to reduce the impact their yards and houses have on local waterways. Through an online contest we chose

2Dec, 2015

Trees for Sacred Places Plants 10,000 Trees!

December 02, 2015|

Congregation members planting at a sappling outside their house of worship Trees for Sacred Places is proud to announce that we have planted 10,901 trees as part of the Maryland Governors Stream

2Dec, 2015

Renewed Commitment to Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring in Virginia

December 02, 2015|

On November 18th, leaders from Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Izaak Walton League of America, Virginia Citizens for Water Quality, and Virginia Water Monitoring Council, and

20Nov, 2015

Partners launch the Care for Blair County Water website

November 20, 2015|

The website highlights 12 different community “roles”, and the actions each can take in protecting nature and local waterways. In partnership with the Blair County Conservation District, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

11Nov, 2015

2015 Chesapeake Bay Business Forum Kicks off New Businesses for the Bay

November 11, 2015|

Business leaders from the Chesapeake region gather to rally support for Bay restoration (Annapolis, MD – November 11, 2015) – Regional business leaders gathered yesterday for the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Business Forum in

2Nov, 2015

RiverSmart Bloomingdale Rebate Program Wraps Up 2015 With Biggest Project Yet

November 02, 2015|

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church parking lot surface before pervious pavers were installed The 2015 RiverSmart Bloomingdale Rebate Program came to a close on September 30th, marking another successful year of capturing stormwater

8Oct, 2015

2015 Chesapeake Forest Champions Honored

October 08, 2015|

Craig Highfield, left, of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay presents Christine and Fred Andreae with the 2015 Forest Champion Exemplary Forest Steward Award. (September 26, 2015 – Shepherdstown, West Virginia)  The Alliance

22Sep, 2015

Help Shape the New Native Plant Center

September 22, 2015|

Calling Landscapers, Gardeners, Tree Experts and General Plant People   The Native Plant Center (http://nativeplantcenter.net/) is about to get an overhaul- new design, updated data, and improved features.   The site is

4Sep, 2015

Champions to the Chesapeake Honored

September 04, 2015|

Alliance for the Chesapeake will present Top 2015 Environmental Leadership Awards at “Taste of the Chesapeake” on September 15   (Annapolis, MD – August 2015) – Every year the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay honors those