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Chesapeake Bay 2021 Calendar

Chesapeake Bay 2021 Calendar

The 2021 Exploring the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay calendar created by Ecoprint includes several local environmental organizations whose missions range from global warming, Baltimore’s rivers and streams, litter and prevention efforts to the Eastern Shore waterways. The beautiful calendar features 11 unique organizations and their efforts on the opposite side of each month. We are happy to be included -- check out August ...
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Take Action: Urge Pennsylvania's RGGI to Include Ag Practices that Reduce CO2 Emissions and Sequester Carbon

Take Action: Urge Pennsylvania’s RGGI to Include Ag Practices that Reduce CO2 Emissions and Sequester Carbon

Pennsylvania is set to take part in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to reduce climate change pollution from electric power plants. Pennsylvania’s power sector, currently the fifth dirtiest in the nation, could achieve significant emission reductions through RGGI while creating value in myriad ways by driving investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate change mitigation and carbon capture activities on the ground. The ...
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The Story of Plastic Panel Discussion with Potomac Riverkeeper Network

The Story of Plastic Panel Discussion with Potomac Riverkeeper Network

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Waterkeepers Chesapeake and Potomac Riverkeeper Network are co-hosting a virtual film screening and panel discussion on the new documentary, The Story of Plastic. Register for this event today and receive a login link! You’ll receive a streaming link for the film 2 weeks before the panel discussion. Stories and film have a unique ability to bridge divides and bring ...
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Take Action to Strengthen the Cleanup Plan for Conowingo Dam

Take Action to Strengthen the Cleanup Plan for Conowingo Dam

The recently released draft Conowingo Dam Cleanup Plan, known as a Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), has serious flaws that need to be addressed: it doesn’t address reducing sediment pollution, there is no financing mechanism, and it doesn’t account for increasing pollution loads due to climate change. We are asking you to take action and submit comments by January 21, 2021. Background Conowingo Dam, May 2019 ...
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Now is the time to take the Lawn Fertilizer Pledge!

Now is the time to take the Lawn Fertilizer Pledge!

Did you know that over application of lawn fertilizer can lead to serious water quality issues in our local rivers and streams? It takes just one (1) pound of phosphorus and seven (7) pounds of nitrogen entering a waterway to produce 500 pounds of algae. As we enter the winter months it is a good time to examine your fertilizer practices. Lawns are dormant in ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Anacostia Riverkeeper - MLK Day of Service Cleanup

    January 18, 2021  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Bring in the new year with ARK with our annual MLK…

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  • Blue Water Baltimore - MLK Day: Tree Pruning Party - 2

    January 18, 2021  10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to properly prune a…

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  • James River Association - Invasive Species Removal at Chapel Island

    January 18, 2021  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join the James River Park System Task Force in our ongoing…

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Welcome to Annie Richards as the new #ChesterRiverkeeper! We look forward to getting out on the water and working with you!
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