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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

1Sep, 2015

Runoff Busters to Makeover Two Yards this fall: Applications now Open!

September 01, 2015|

Calling all residents living in the Chesapeake Bay’s Middle James and Yellow Breeches watersheds!   The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Runoff Busters team is looking for homeowners / renters in the

1Sep, 2015

RiverWise Education and Children

September 01, 2015|

How do we relate the importance of our environment to your daily actions? Are we teaching our children how to think of their actions as they relate to the health of our land and

1Sep, 2015

2015 Photo Contest Winners

September 01, 2015|

The Alliance is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 Best of the Chesapeake photo contest. Thanks to all who submitted an entry!   We received almost 100 entries of photos of the Bay

28Aug, 2015

Plant “Trees for Tomorrow” this October!

August 28, 2015|

In Pennsylvania, the Alliance is partnering with Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33) to coordinate several large volunteer tree plantings in Franklin County this October. Please join us at one of our planting sites on

2Aug, 2015

Project Clean Stream, Breaking Barriers and Engaging Communities

August 02, 2015|

This spring the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay held its 12th annual Project Clean Stream bringing together communities and watershed organizations for stream and neighborhood cleanups throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Project Clean Stream

6Jul, 2015

[Press Release] Richmond Area Tree Planting Grants Available

July 06, 2015|

Urban Tree Canopy Initiative to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay (July 5, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, through a joint venture with the Virginia Department of Forestry, announces

2Jul, 2015

Healthy Watersheds Tour brings Blair Stormwater Professionals to Lancaster Area

July 02, 2015|

At Landis Homes, a naturalized stormwater conveyance system offers habitat benefits as well as water quality improvement. The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay partnered with LandStudies Inc. to host a tour of

2Jul, 2015

Free Paver Materials!!! Act Now to Transform Your Space and Contribute to a Cleaner Chesapeake Bay!

July 02, 2015|

Hurry...transform your concrete parking pad or patio into usable, livable, permeable green or grey space, and get your free permeable pavers today! DC homeowner yard being fitted with environmentally friendly pervious pavers.

1Jul, 2015

[Press Release] Local Farm takes action to benefit the Chesapeake watershed through partnership with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Norfolk Southern Foundation

July 01, 2015|

Tree Planting Along St. James Run Is Part Of Larger Effort To Help Farmers Restore Streamside Forestbuffers Along Working Lands Photo Caption: Spielman Farm owner Jim Clement, center, meets with representatives of the

7May, 2015

[Press Release] USDA Regional Conservation Program Supports Farm and Forest Conservation

May 07, 2015|

Alliance Partnership Will Help Improve Local Drinking Water And The Chesapeake Bay Alliance Executive Director Al Todd discusses Mason-Dixon Lands Partnership Project at gathering on Terra Rubra Farm in Keymar, MD to

6May, 2015

Reducing Common Litter with Ashtrays

May 06, 2015|

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Annapolis Green were awarded a grant from Keep America Beautiful this spring to work to decrease cigarette litter throughout Annapolis. Working through the Alliance’s Project Clean Stream