• Craig H.
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    Posted October 31, 2019

    Forest for the Bats 2019 – Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

    Forests for the Bats! In this special edition of our newsletter, we embrace the Halloween spirit by sharing below a series of “sinister” true stories. We hope you enjoy our tongue-in-cheek approach to celebrating all things weird found in our Chesapeake woods. https://mailchi.mp/allianceforthebay/forests-for-the-bats-newsletter-halloween-2019

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    Posted September 12, 2019

    (Salisbury, MD) Woods to Wildlands Delmarva Forestry Seminar

    If you are a private landowner or a forestry professional this is the Forestry Seminar for you! Learn more about tree care and woodland management Come and meet forestry and wildlife professionals Topics include: Chainsaw Maintenance, Forest Stewardship Practices, Wildlife Management, Forest Technology, Tree Care and much more. Morning education sessions at Wor-Wic Community College MD…

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    Posted September 12, 2019

    Nominate a Chesapeake Forest Champion for 2019 – Deadline September 30th

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay with support from the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominations for their annual Chesapeake Forest Champions contest. 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. The contest is open to…

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    Posted August 19, 2019

    Nominate a Chesapeake Forest Champion for 2019

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay with support from the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominations for their annual Chesapeake Forest Champions contest.  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 2019. It is open…

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    Posted June 24, 2019

    Farm Bill language can help riparian forest buffers

    The Chesapeake Bay Forestry Workgroup offers these recommendations to the US Department of Agriculture to strengthen the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Programs (CREPs) –specifically for Riparian Forest Buffers –which will be critical to reaching their mandated water quality goals. Need for adequate cost-share:  Adequate cost share for stream fencing, crossings and alternative water development is critical…

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    Posted March 9, 2018

    Attention Maryland Landowners: Tree planting opportunity available!

    The trees on your land provide you a myriad of benefits. For the past couple of years the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has teamed up with Maryland Forest Service and the Maryland Forestry Foundation to help landowners implement tree planting projects. With grant funding secured through the Chesapeake & Coastal Bays Trust Fund we…

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  • Craig H.
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    Posted February 13, 2018

    Woods in Your Backyard Workshop

    The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop teaches stewardship of your land. By enhancing or creating natural areas and woodland, landowners provide habitat for wildlife, improve water quality, expand recreational opportunities, and enhance aesthetics. If parcels connect with others there is opportunity to make an even bigger impact. Join us to learn how owners of even just a…

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    Posted February 2, 2018

    Backyard Buffer seedlings available and Fish Grow on Trees Workshop registration open in Carroll County

    Carroll County Forestry Board is pleased to announce they are now accepting orders for Free Backyard Buffer seedling packets for all Carroll County residents within 300 feet of a water body. Carroll County Forestry Board is also accepting registration for the ‘Fish Grow On Trees’ workshop. This year, the workshop focuses on streamside forest benefits…

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    Posted December 21, 2017

    Carroll County Forestry Board Winter Workshop: “Local Forests, Global Needs”

    During this workshop, participants will learn about some insects that actually benefit trees and plants, when and how to use pesticides wisely, and how to heat efficiently with wood and pellets.  Information on the link between healthy forests and water quality, programs to help you manage your lands and rebates available for purchasing efficient, reduced emissions wood stoves will…

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    Posted June 29, 2017

    CREP Riparian Buffer Forester

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, a regional non profit organization based in Annapolis, MD with offices in Virginia and Pennsylvania, seeks an enthusiastic and creative person to join its Chesapeake Forests staff and lead program outreach and management in its efforts to restore forests throughout the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. This position is…

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