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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Journey to Soil Health… With Sam White and Amanda Paul, Leaning Pine Farm

Journey to Soil Health… With Sam White and Amanda Paul, Leaning Pine Farm

By Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms intern. This piece was originally posted on the Million Acre Challenge website. Established: 1939 Farm ...
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Citing nutrient pollution, environmental groups appeal new 50-year license for Conowingo Dam

Citing nutrient pollution, environmental groups appeal new 50-year license for Conowingo Dam

Conowingo Dam, May 2019. Photo credit: John Pavoncello Citing nutrient pollution, environmental groups appeal new 50-year license for Conowingo Dam, ...
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A Virtual Legislative Season Yields Important Clean Water Wins

A Virtual Legislative Season Yields Important Clean Water Wins

This virtual state legislative season was like no other. Rightly so, COVID-19 and police reform were priorities. Even so, we’re ...
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Guilty Verdict for Chauvin Shows We Can Do Better, We Must Do Better

Guilty Verdict for Chauvin Shows We Can Do Better, We Must Do Better

Waterkeepers Chesapeake statement about the conviction of the police officer who murdered George Floyd: Yesterday, those of us who recognize ...
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Waterkeeper Groups Petition for Rehearing on Conowingo Dam Federal License

Waterkeeper Groups Petition for Rehearing on Conowingo Dam Federal License

License issued by FERC is illegal under the Clean Water Act (Takoma Park, MD) Today, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, ...
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