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"Water is Life" Poetry Night Series at Busboys and Poets

“Water is Life” Poetry Night Series at Busboys and Poets

Join Waterkeepers Chesapeake to explore what water means to you through poetry and story. What does water mean to you? This special series of poetry events explores the undeniable fact that “Water is life.” Waterkeepers Chesapeake, in partnership with Busboys and Poets, is hosting this series as part of the Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary Campaign. Everyone has the right to clean water. We need ...
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Bay Paddle Pre-Paddle Party

Bay Paddle Pre-Paddle Party

Come out, mingle with paddler friends, and register for this years’ Bay Paddle! Join Oyster Recovery Partnership, Chesapeake Conservancy, and Waterkeepers Chesapeake as we host the first Bay Paddle social and fundraiser of the year on Thursday, June 2nd at Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis. Enjoy live music from Indoor Kites, raffles, prizes, and food and drink specials! Tickets are $35 and include 6 freshly shucked oysters ...
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Bay Paddle 2022

Bay Paddle 2022

An epic multi-day, staged paddle race to protect the Chesapeake Bay. August 27 – August 31, 2022 The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure as the largest estuary in the United States and 3rd in the world. The Bay Paddle’s mission is to help protect it by working with Oyster Recovery Partnership to plant more oysters, Chesapeake Conservancy to support their efforts to designate the ...
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Clean Water Bills Pass in Maryland, Backtrack in Virginia

Clean Water Bills Pass in Maryland, Backtrack in Virginia

In a victory for protecting clean water and preventing environmental injustices, the Maryland legislature passed several bills championed by Waterkeepers Chesapeake that significantly improve the monitoring and enforcement of pollution permits, require an evaluation of environmental justice impacts for new permits, ensure public participation, and limit toxic pollutants. Unfortunately, Virginia backtracked on progress made and passed several bills that will harm public health and the ...
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Spring 2022 ENews

Spring 2022 ENews

Clean Water Bills Pass in Maryland, Backtrack in Virginia In a victory for protecting clean water and preventing environmental injustices, the Maryland legislature passed several bills championed by Waterkeepers Chesapeake that significantly improve the monitoring and enforcement of pollution permits, require an evaluation of environmental justice impacts for new permits, ensure public participation, and limit toxic pollutants. Unfortunately, Virginia backtracked on progress made and passed several bills ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Release of Swimmable Potomac Report 2022 - Potomac Riverkeeper Network

    May 25, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    PRKN will release our 3rd annual Water Quality Monitoring Report for…

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  • Buffers and Boats Field Day @ Upper James River Center - James River Association

    May 26, 2022  8:45 am - 3:45 pm
    Upper James River Center

    Join the James River Association and their conservation partners to tour…

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  • Riverpalooza Shenandoah Birdwatching - Potomac Riverkeeper Network

    May 27, 2022  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    PRKN’s first Riverpalooza trip of 2022! Join us for a float…

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On this #EndangeredSpeciesDay please think about the giant Hellbender salamander. Nearly 80% of #hellbender populations have already been lost or are in decline. Our lawsuit to get them listed as endangered continues. Read about them: https://waterkeeperschesapeake.org/eastern-hellbender-in-need-of-understanding-protection/ #salamanders

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