Staff Blog

Position Announcement: Chesapeake Bay Program Local Leadership Workgroup Coordinator

April 19, 2019

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, a regional non-profit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland with offices in Virginia and Pennsylvania, seeks a qualified and highly motivated person to provide support to the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Local Leadership Workgroup. About the Alliance: The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay was founded in 1971, and since its

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Part-Time RiverTrends Program Assistant (Richmond, VA Office)

April 19, 2019

About the Alliance: The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) is a regional nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring together individuals, organizations, businesses, and governments to find collaborative solutions, to build a strong commitment to stewardship, and to deliver innovative, broadly-supported programs that benefit the land, waters and residents of the Chesapeake Bay. The

Attention Maryland landowners: Tree planting opportunity available

April 5, 2019


The FIDS are Alright?

April 5, 2019


A Native Plant Meditation Garden at Faith Community Baptist Church

April 3, 2019

In May 2018, the Alliance began working with Faith Community Baptist Church in Richmond, VA  on a project to create a community garden on its property to battle food insecurity and help preserve the James River watershed. In addition to the community garden, we’ve helped implement a new rainwater harvesting system and a rain garden

An Act of Faith on the Anacostia River

April 3, 2019

On a beautiful and sunny Saturday morning, a group of 45 volunteers gathered on a foot bridge spanning…

Leading Ladies of the Local Government Advisory Committee: Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 30, 2019

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POSITION ANNOUCEMENT: CBP Communications Office – Intern

March 26, 2019

POSITION ANNOUCEMENT: CBP Communications Office – Intern The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay seeks a Communications Intern for its Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Communications Office in Annapolis, Maryland. This is a summer 2019 position. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 19, 2019. Project Description: The CBP Communications Office supports the partnership’s efforts to restore and

Spotlighting Six of the Women in Leadership at the Alliance

March 8, 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are spotlighting a few of the amazing women who are a part of our leadership team, and who shape the work that we do every day to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Check out six of the incredible women who help lead our watershed-wide

Halfway Through My Chesapeake Conservation Corps Internship

March 8, 2019

This month marks the half way point in my year long internship with the Chesapeake Conservation Corps (CCC), which is a great time for reflection on my work so far and a cause for celebration looking forward to my end of the year project. The CCC program was formed to help young adults pursue a

Project Highlight: Covington Road Tree Planting

March 7, 2019

On a cold, rainy Richmond day in February, dozens of Alliance volunteers rallied together for a planting day! Volunteers planted over 50 native trees in a riparian area along Reedy Creek in Richmond, VA. Partners involved in making the event a success were Reedy Creek Coalition, Richmond VA Parks and Rec, and Richmond Tree Stewards.

Replacing a Gray Funnel with a Green Filter

March 7, 2019

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded the Museum a grant to enhance and expand its green infrastructure efforts. Two of the most ambitious and visible projects include converting nearly three acres of paved surface parking lot into civic green space and installing an advanced bioretention system to clean and retain the rainwater that falls onto a nearly one-acre-large parking deck being built beside the Museum.