• 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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  • Craig H.
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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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  • Craig H.
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    Posted March 9, 2017

    Attention Maryland landowners: Tree planting opportunity available

    The trees on your land provide you a myriad of benefits from improving air quality, enhancing wildlife habitat, providing privacy and reducing the time and energy you would exert keeping the land open. Increasing tree coverage on your land only increases these benefits. For the past couple of years the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay…

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  • Craig H.
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    Posted August 13, 2016

    Only one week left to nominate your Forest Champion

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay with support from the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominations for their 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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  • Craig H.
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    Posted July 19, 2016

    The Woods in Your Backyard Field Day: Working with Young Forest and Old Fields

    This field day is sponsored by Penn State Extension, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and ClearWater Conservancy and will be held Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Four Paws Farm in West Decatur, PA (Clearfield County). This event will include information, discussion, and tours of forest and wildlife habitat improvement projects…

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  • Craig H.
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    Posted July 14, 2016

    2016 Chesapeake Forest Champions contest open for nominations

    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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  • Craig H.
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    Posted March 1, 2016

    Buffer Environmental Education Series, Thursday, March 3rd

    “How does the West Virginia Fencing Project work to protect streams and riparian forest buffers and how could you set up this kind of partnership in your state?” Gary Berti, Trout Unlimited John Schmidt, US Fish & Wildlife Service Thursday, March 3, 2016, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm You are cordially invited to participate in…

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  • Craig H.
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    Posted February 9, 2016

    The Woods in your Backyard workshop – southeast Virginia

    The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is partnering with the Chesapeake Conservancy to sponsor a Woods in Your Backyard workshop for landowners southeast of Richmond on Saturday, March 12th, 2016.  Small lots are a big deal in the heavily forested commonwealth. The vast majority of rural landowners in Virginia have less than 10 acres. This workshop…

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