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Amabile Designs

Amabile Designs

Adrian and Katie are the lifeblood of Amabile Designs. Using their design gifts, they are supporting Waterkeeper groups to make a difference for our waters — and for our families. With every purchase, a portion of their proceeds goes to the water protecting partner of your choice — including Waterkeepers Chesapeake — for cleaner healthier water for all to enjoy. Use this code CHESAPEAKE for ...
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Take Action - Ensure that All Marylanders Have a Right to Safe Drinking Water

Take Action – Ensure that All Marylanders Have a Right to Safe Drinking Water

The Safe Drinking Water Act is the primary federal law governing the health of the nation’s drinking water, but its protections do not extend to private drinking wells and smaller community-based water systems. Roughly 2 million Marylanders rely on well water as their primary drinking source and are expected to take the safety of their drinking water into their own hands. Unfortunately, many well owners ...
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Urge Your Virginia State Senator to Support a Ban on Foam!

Urge Your Virginia State Senator to Support a Ban on Foam!

The Virginia Senate is gearing up to vote on Delegate Betsy Carr’s HB 1902, which bans single-use polystyrene foam cups and food containers. Most everyone can agree that plastic pollution is a huge problem, and nothing that we use for a few minutes should be allowed to pollute our rivers and oceans for hundreds of years. Plastics and polystyrene break down into microplastics that are ...
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Take Action - Maryland Residents Harmed by Water Pollution Should Have a Voice

Take Action – Maryland Residents Harmed by Water Pollution Should Have a Voice

Residents and communities are usually the first to notice and report pollution in their local waterways. And they are often the ones harmed by that pollution. If a state takes action against the polluter, these citizens impacted by the pollution have a right under the federal Clean Water Act to intervene in the case so they can have a seat at the table and have ...
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Grants Manager & Writer (PT)

Grants Manager & Writer (PT)

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks a bright, experienced individual to join our fundraising team as a Grants Manager & Writer. In addition to researching and writing grant proposals on behalf of our non-profit organization, the Grants Manager & Writer will be in charge of maintaining a grants calendar to monitor the application process and keep track of various deadlines. The ideal candidate should feel comfortable reaching out ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Audubon Naturalist Society - Taking Nature Black Conference

    February 23, 2021 - February 27, 2021  

    TNB 2021 will run for FIVE DAYS, primarily virtually, from Tuesday, February 23…

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  • Audubon Naturalist Society - Taking Nature Black Conference

    February 23, 2021 - February 27, 2021  

    TNB 2021 will run for FIVE DAYS, primarily virtually, from Tuesday, February 23…

    See more details

  • Audubon Naturalist Society - Taking Nature Black Conference

    February 23, 2021 - February 27, 2021  

    TNB 2021 will run for FIVE DAYS, primarily virtually, from Tuesday, February 23…

    See more details

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Microplastics come from more sources than you think.

Clothing and laundry put 968 tons of plastic fibers in aquatic environments yearly.

Biomagnification of microplastics leads to it ending up in fish and other food sources.

#microplastics – little pieces, big problem.

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