• Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted April 24, 2019

    i-Tree Webinar: Earth Day Was Excellent – Now What? Engagement, Equity, and Opportunities with i-Tree, 05/23 1-2 PM

    So many i-Tree participants celebrate the power of trees during spring planting events around Earth and Arbor Day. But the challenges of maintenance, stewardship, and health often continue after the big day. Join the Urban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI) on Thursday, May 23 for the next UNRI i-Tree Series webinar highlighting some strategies for using…

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    Posted April 5, 2019

    2019 Chesapeake Watershed Forum Request for Proposals Now Open!

      The 2019 Chesapeake Watershed Forum Planning Committee is now accepting session and field experience proposals! The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s 14th Annual Forum will be held November 15 – 17, 2019 in Shepherdstown, WV, and will reach over 400 restoration and protection practitioners to inspire and empower local action towards a healthier Chesapeake Bay watershed. Our theme, “Better Together: Diverse…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted March 8, 2019

    Stroud Water Research Center: Stories from the Streams- Back to Our Roots

    Great video series from Stroud Water Research Center titled “Stories from the Streams.” The first episode is “Back to Our Roots” that, “demonstrates how planting trees along a stream can filter out pollutants and dramatically improve water quality,” but also shows the touching relationship between a scientist and private landowner connected by the shared goal…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted February 28, 2019

    Save the Date for the 2019 Chesapeake Watershed Forum!

    Save the Dates for the 2019 Chesapeake Watershed Forum! When: November 15 – 17, 2019 Where: National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV You’re invited to join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and our planning partners in celebrating the diversity of the Chesapeake Watershed with informative workshops, networking opportunities, and energizing social activities. For more…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted February 25, 2019

    Webinar: Designing & Promoting Urban Forestry Contracts for Municipalities

    Designing & Promoting Urban Forestry Contracts for Municipalities This is a Urban Forestry Today Monthly Noon Hour webcast of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Environmental Conservation Arboriculture/Urban Forestry Program. Join Marc Welch City Forester/Tree Warden, Newton MA, for the 3/14/19 ‘Urban Forestry Today’ noonhour (Eastern) webcast as he outlines best practices associated with designing and promoting urban forestry…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted February 19, 2019

    Webinar: Tree Species and Cultivars for Resilient Northeastern Community Forests, 2/19 12 PM – 1 PM est

    Webinar: Tree Species and Cultivars for Resilient Northeastern Community Forests Penn State Extension Community Forestry Management Monthly Webinar Series Jim Kisker with Schichtel’s Nursery in western New York presents an array of proven and promising tree species and cultivars to consider in community site landscapes. Many of these varieties have characteristic advantages in unique site…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted February 19, 2019

    2019 Community Landscapes Symposium: 3/13, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

    2019 Community Landscapes Symposium Trees are the foundation of Delaware’s open spaces. At this day-long symposium presented by the Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, Symrna Shade Tree Commission, and DCH, you’ll learn how to be more effective at managing landscapes in your own community, whether you’re a property owner or working with…

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  • Jenny McGarvey
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    Posted October 30, 2018

    Financing Urban Tree Canopy: A How-To for Chesapeake Communities Workshop

    Financing Urban Tree Canopy: A How-To for Chesapeake Communities Workshop Description: The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, and the University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center invite you to a workshop on sustainable approaches to funding and financing an urban forestry program for Chesapeake Bay communities. This workshop comes with the…

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  • 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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  • Jenny McGarvey
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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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