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Alliance Receives $500,000 to Restore Chesapeake Logperch Habitat in Susquehanna River Basin

September 17, 2020

Press Releases Media Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives $500,000 to Restore Chesapeake Logperch Habitat in Susquehanna River Basin Pilot program will incentivize best management practice, riparian forest buffers on agricultural lands Annapolis, MD (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) was

Alliance Receives $500,000 Funding to Continue Conservation Work with Lancaster Dairy Farmers

September 17, 2020

Press Release Media Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives $500,000 Funding to Continue Conservation Work with Lancaster Dairy Farmers The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funding will support the Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership initiative Lancaster, PA (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake

Alliance Receives Over Half A Million Dollars for Conservation Work in Lancaster County, PA

September 17, 2020

Press Release Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alliance Receives Over Half A Million Dollars for Conservation Work in Lancaster County, PA Funding will support stream restoration efforts and agricultural best management practice implementation Lancaster, PA (September 17, 2020) The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) recently

National Beer Lover’s Day – Raise a Glass for Clean Water!

September 4, 2020

Did you know that Monday, Sept 9th is National Beer Lover’s Day? We couldn’t find any information about why this day takes place on Sept 9th. It seems like just another one of those made up holidays. But, do beer lovers really need a reason to celebrate? For the past several years, the Alliance has

Alliance Receives $1.8 Million to advance Agriculture, Forests Projects

September 3, 2020

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recently received awards totaling over $1.8 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) through its Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund. With these awards, the Alliance will expand our impact through our Forests and Agriculture Programs in Maryland and south central Pennsylvania. Details regarding these projects that we’ll be

Welcoming Our Two Chesapeake Conservation Corps Members!

September 1, 2020

The Alliance is excited to be welcoming two new Chesapeake Conservation Corps members to our team for the next year! Rebecca Lauver (she/her pronouns) will be joining the Pennsylvania Riparian Forest Buffer team to assist with tree planting, maintenance, and monitoring. Rebecca graduated from Messiah College this spring with a degree in Biology. During her

Welcoming Tennille Checkovich to Our Board of Directors!

September 1, 2020

The Alliance is excited to welcome Tennille Checkovich to our Board of Directors! Tennille is no stranger to the Chesapeake Bay, having grown up in Hampton, Virginia, which was the launching point for weekend fishing trips with her extended family on the Bay. Her passion started at a young age and was solidified with a

Celebrate National Wildlife Day!

August 29, 2020

Did you know there are about 2,300 threatened or endangered species in the Chesapeake Bay watershed? This daunting number is just one of the many reasons…

The Busiest Time of the Year for a Dairy Farmer

August 26, 2020

Summer has been quite different this year due to the ongoing pandemic we are facing. Most of us are still trying to adjust to the new “normal” for a while, and just like us, farmers are doing the same. But there is one thing that will not change for farmers, regardless of any extraordinary circumstance:

Adventure is Out There: Year of the Woman Feature

August 26, 2020

Holly May has been the Alliance’s resident watershed forester since September of 2017, working to build partnerships and get trees in the ground in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. She is an avid outdoors-woman, adventurer, lifelong learner, amateur fly fisher and hunter, mom to two awesome little boys, and wife. Holly’s passion for the outdoors, wildlife,

International Peace Month: Fostering Peace in Uncertain Times

August 26, 2020

  “True peace is not merely the absence of tension, but the presence of justice.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   In August 1926, the very first International Peace Month was declared at the Democratic Peace Conference in Germany. While the original intention of the designation was to provide time to reflect and remember

The CMC is Making Waves Across the Pond

August 26, 2020

  The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative team has been working with partners across the pond in the UK for over a year now as they work to set up a similar, Catchment Monitoring Cooperative, within their network. On Tuesday, August 18th, they held a Catchment Data and Evidence Forum, where the CMC team gave a pre-recorded