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  • Sally Claggett
    added a new Announcement in
    Forest Restoration Strategy
    Posted June 19, 2019

    CREP Now Open for Buffer Enrollment

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency began accepting applications June 3, 2019, for  the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and certain practices under the continuous Conservation Reserve Program. All Chesapeake states have CREP programs in place. It is the primary program  for landowners to restore riparian forest buffers.  Prior to reopening, the Program had been closed since…

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  • Abbi H.
    added a new Announcement in
    Forest Restoration Strategy
    Posted December 19, 2018

    Now accepting proposals for projects that support the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement Goals and Outcomes!

    The Chesapeake Bay Trust, with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks services for technical assistance to support key Chesapeake Bay Program Goals and Outcomes through thirteen (13) separate scopes of work: Proposal 1: Quantification of the Value of Green Infrastructure Hazard Mitigation Related to Inland and Coastal Flooding Proposal 2: Behavior Change Training…

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Forest Restoration Strategy
    Posted August 31, 2018

    Bobby’s Buffer Blog

    If you haven’t seen this yet, check out this week’s blog by Bobby Whitescarver– it is in honor of his buffer which just turned 15 years old.  As Bobby says: I have some really good news. The riparian buffers on our farm are now fifteen years old. The CRP contracts expire next month. It is…

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  • Bud Reaves
    added a new Announcement in
    Forest Restoration Strategy
    Posted February 10, 2017

    Announcing the Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

    Hi, the Weed Resistance has formed and will be starting the training phase soon. Stay tuned here and on Facebook for dates and locations.   Bud AA Weed Resistance Facebook page

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  • Dr. Anne B. Hairston-Strang
    added a new Announcement in
    Forest Restoration Strategy
    Posted October 16, 2015

    Comments requested on the 2015 Maryland Forest Action Plan by 10/30

    Maryland’s forests affect all of us, and Maryland is due for an update on its Forest Action Plan. A draft of the 2015 Forest Action Plan Executive Summary is attached for your review. It covers some recent progress in meeting our goals, and identifies priorities for the next five years. The following 4 pages are progress examples…

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