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Town Hall: Conowingo Dam’s Massive Threat to Bay Cleanup

Town Hall: Conowingo Dam’s Massive Threat to Bay Cleanup

Conowingo Dam, May 2019. Photo credit: John Pavoncello The Conowingo Dam is the single most important issue as well as the largest threat to the success of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan. The Conowingo Dam sits on the Susquehanna River just a few miles from the Chesapeake Bay holding back debris and over 200 tons of sediment and nutrient pollution that spill over into the ...
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The Restoration of the Bay Starts with Local Streams & Communities

The Restoration of the Bay Starts with Local Streams & Communities

By Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director As Chesapeake Bay Awareness week is upon us, I wish I were filled with more hope, but instead I feel frustration. More than thirty years of work to save the bay and expenditures of billions of dollars have not accomplished what is needed. More than 60% of our local rivers and rivers are not meeting basic water quality standards, let ...
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Take the Native Plants Pledge!

Take the Native Plants Pledge!

Written by Casey Willson, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Intern May was Native Plants month at the Clear Choices Clean Water Campaign and what better way to celebrate than pledging to plant native plants in your garden! By pledging to plant natives like Stiff Goldenrod, Milkweed, or Purple Cone Flower you are helping to support pollinator populations and enhance groundwater retention. Native plants are those species which have adapted over thousands ...
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‘Cureating’ the Local Food System We Deserve

‘Cureating’ the Local Food System We Deserve

‘Cureating’ the Local Food System We Deserve Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern  Fair Farms recently spoke with Cureate’s Founder Kim Bryden, a Fair Farms partner, about the innovative ways her food tech company is transforming the local food system. Food tech merges technology and the agrifood industry in order to modernize agriculture and create a more efficient and sustainable sector, from cultivation to ...
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Films: 'Our Food Future' from Wild & Scenic Film Festival - May 20

Films: ‘Our Food Future’ from Wild & Scenic Film Festival – May 20

The E3 Initiative For Citizen Engagement On The Lower Shore is pleased to present a virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, May 20th. Virtual lobby doors open at 6:30 pm, with films beginning at 7:00 pm. Register and buy your tickets here! How food is grown affects our planet in a multitude of ways. From monocrops and tilling to vertical farming and rotational grazing, the ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association - Greener Codorus Initiative

    June 16, 2021  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join us for weekly vegetation maintenance to keep harmful chemicals like…

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  • One Year In: Maryland’s Groundbreaking Law on Antibiotics Use and Reporting

    June 18, 2021  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    On  Friday, June 18th at 1:00pm join Maryland PIRG…

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  • ShoreRivers - Solstice Expeditions

    June 21, 2021 - June 26, 2021  

    During a normal summer we like to party en masse under…

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