• Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted August 31, 2018

    Looking for a trusted source on Chesapeake-inspired arts and culture

    This post is a general inquiry. I’m working on a project currently and searching for examples of arts and culture inspired by the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers. Think poetry, music, fine arts, foods, etc. Is there an organization(s) or project(s) (e.g., the Smithsonian Institute’s Folkways, Chesapeake Maritime Museum) curating that content for the Watershed…

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    Posted August 22, 2018

    REMINDER: 2018 Chesapeake Forest Champion Nominations due August 31

    This is a reminder that nominations for the 2018 Chesapeake Forest Champion contest are due Friday August 31st and must be submitted to forests@allianceforthebay.org. The purpose of this contest is to recognize the outstanding efforts of groups and individuals from around the Bay watershed to conserve, restore, and celebrate Chesapeake forests in 2018. The contest…

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    Posted August 1, 2018

    Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Chesapeake Forest Champion Contest

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay with support from the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominations for the annual Chesapeake Forest Champions contest. Forests provide clean water and air, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and a host of other benefits to people. In rural and urban areas alike, trees are one of our greatest allies in…

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    Posted June 22, 2018

    Online Workshop: Teaching with i-Tree Curriculum, 6/27 1 PM EST

    i-Tree Online Workshop: Teaching with i-Tree Curriculum Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 1 PM EST An in-depth look at Project Learning Tree’s new “Teaching with i-Tree Curriculum,” designed for use with middle and high school students, incorporating hands-on activities that engage students in discovering and analyzing the many environmental benefits that trees provide. Students use the…

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    Posted May 24, 2018

    Webinar: Strengthening Your Roots with i-Tree, 5/24, 1 PM EST

    May 2018 i-Tree Workshop: Strengthening Your Roots with i-Tree Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:00 PM EST   The upcoming Urban Natural Resource Institute Webinar will take a look at how i-Tree can be harnessed for community engagement. Speakers include the team who works with ReGreen Springfield to bring the Citizen Science Academy Program to Western…

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    Posted April 30, 2018

    Healthy Trees, Healthy People: Pennsylvania’s Biennial Urban Forestry Program, 5/23-24

    Healthy Trees, Healthy People Pennsylvania’s Biennial Urban Forestry Program Wednesday, May 23rd to Thursday, May 24th 12:00 PM to 4:15 PM Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217 Healthy Trees, Healthy People is a two-day program featuring presentations on the link between human health and community forest health, as well as information essential…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted January 29, 2018

    Workshop: Woods in Your Backyard: Hanover County, 3/24

    Woods in Your Backyard Workshop Saturday, March 24th, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM DESCRIPTION Small lots are a big deal. The vast majority of landowners in Virginia own less than 10 acres. By enhancing wooded areas or creating natural areas on your lot, you can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife and improved water quality and the…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted January 26, 2018

    New Article: So Much Depends on a Tree Guard

    Read Kim Martineau’s report on a new study by researchers at Columbia University published in the journal Ecological Engineering. Researchers found tree pits protected by tree guards absorbed water six times faster on average than unprotected tree pits.

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted January 8, 2018

    Webinar: Making Urban Trees Count: Quantifying and crediting stormwater benefits, 1/10 1 PM ET

    Making Urban Trees Count: Quantifying and crediting stormwater benefits Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:15pm ET Presenters: Karen Cappiella, Center for Watershed Protection; Justin Hynicka, American Forests The water quality benefits of forests are widely accepted, yet very few studies have successfully quantified the runoff and pollutant-reducing impacts of trees in the urban…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted November 20, 2017

    Webinar: i-Tree Online Workshop: Using the i-Tree for Street Tree Inventories, 12/14 1 PM EST

    i-Tree Online Workshop: Using the i-Tree for Street Tree Inventories Join the Urban Natural Resources Institute for the December 2017 i-Tree Web Learning Session Thursday, December 14 2017 1:00 PM (Eastern) i-Tree Online Workshop: Using the i-Tree for Street Tree Inventories This upcoming i-Tree Web Learning Session will demonstrate how i-Tree can help you get up…

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