• Sally Claggett
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    Posted February 5, 2018

    News on 2017 Riparian Forest Buffer Sign-ups

    New data from the Farm Service Agency shows that nearly 700 acres of new riparian forest buffer were contracted in the Chesapeake watershed in 2017.  That’s good news.  But that same year, 3,678 riparian forest buffer acres were not re-enrolled.  So, are we losing ground when it comes to these important investments?  It is too…

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted June 23, 2017

    PA Announces Grants for Trees and Urban Buffers

    New TreeVitalize grants in PA will target urban riparian restoration: TreeVitalize Grants Program 2018 TreeVitalize Funding – The wait is over!  Applications for the 2018 calendar year are now available in three funding categories : tree planting grants, community forestry management grants, and urban riparian buffer grants. Important Dates : ALL applications due : August…

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted May 1, 2017

    Riparian Forest Buffer Position in Upper Susquehanna- Closes May 5

    Upper Susquehanna Coalition Riparian Buffer Technician   Office Location: Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District   Position Description: This position will assist the current USC Buffer Coordinator with new and current efforts to reforest riparian areas. It is recognized in the Chesapeake Bay Forest Restoration Strategy that forest restoration is a “long term endeavor that…

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted April 14, 2017

    New York State Riparian Buffer Grants Extends Proposal Deadline to May 5, 2017

    DEC has made up to $1 million available for the protection and restoration of riparian buffers in the New York portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The program is a competitive, reimbursement grant program. http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/107337.html

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted March 31, 2017

    RFP for Specific Wetlands and Riparian Forest Buffer work…

    Request-For-Proposals-FY16-Technical-Assistance-Chesapeake-Bay-Program-Goals-and-Outcomes_-March2017 See attached announcement from Chesapeake Bay Trust with regard to a re-issuance of two RFPs from October: Scope #5:   Increasing landowner participation in wetland restoration programs – information access and program cross-training Scope #6:   Assessing Multifunctional Riparian Forest Buffer Benefits New Deadline for proposals is April 5, 2017

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted March 1, 2017

    NFWF 2017 RFP– Great for Buffer Projects in the Bay!

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) annual Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund annual Request for Proposal it now out.  They estimate awarding up to $12 million in grants in 2017. The RFP detailing NFWF’s funding priorities can be found at http://www.nfwf.org/chesapeake.  You will see that, once again, riparian forest buffer projects are a funding priority. Proposals are due by…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted February 9, 2017

    $1M in New Conservation Incentives Available for Virginia Counties in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

    Announcement from the Farm Service Agency regarding a new conservation incentive, the Chesapeake Bay Incentive Payment (CBIP), available for Virginia Counties in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. New and re-enrolling riparian forest buffer contracts under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program are eligible for a one time CBIP of $100 to $300 per acre to eligible producers….

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted February 1, 2017

    Successful Buffer Restoration: Initial Establishment Methods and Post-Planting Care

    This webinar is scheduled for Feb 22, 2017 2:00 pm US/Eastern: Successful Buffer Restoration: Initial Establishment Methods and Post-Planting Care http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/successful-buffer-restoration  Export to calendar   Participants will learn proven successful methods for establishing riparian forest buffers at a landscape scale and the critical post-planting care details needed for success.

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  • Sally Claggett
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    Posted January 30, 2017

    Pennsylvania DCNR’s New Riparian Forest Buffer Grant Program

    The DCNR Riparian Forest Buffer Program provides reimbursable grants to organizations to establish riparian forest buffers.  Grant applications will be accepted as part of DCNR’s annual Community Conservation Partnership Program with an open application period of January 24, 2017 to April 12, 2017. Guidelines for the Riparian Forest Buffer Grant Program Eligible Applicants: Local governments in…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted December 12, 2016

    WYPR News Piece on the Plain Sect Community and CREP in Pennsylvania

    A thoughtful news piece from the public radio station WYPR in Baltimore on CREP and the Plain Sect community in Lancaster County, PA, titled “At the intersection of religious conviction and environmental ethics.” http://wypr.org/post/intersection-religious-conviction-and-environmental-ethics

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