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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 4, 2022

Wednesday, 05/18/2022: JOIN US FOR THE CRC ROUNDTABLE – Learning from Disaster: The Environmental Impacts and Lessons of Hurricane Agnes

Hurricane Agnes was a formative event in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The scale of the devastation was unparalleled and caused the Bay community to take a long look at business as usual and determine how we could better prepare for extreme events. The Chesapeake Research Consortium was born out of this desire to understand the…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 5, 2022

Wednesday, 04/20/2022: JOIN US FOR THE CRC ROUNDTABLE – CRC’s 50-Year-Long Role in Developing Environmental Leaders

Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) was born out of environmental challenges to the Chesapeake Bay. It rose from the havoc that Hurricane Agnes left behind to chart a path towards filling knowledge gaps and prioritizing informed decision-making throughout the Bay community. Part of this process has been creating pathways to ensure that, as we move forward…

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Posted February 28, 2022

Wednesday, 03/16/2022: JOIN US FOR THE CRC ROUNDTABLE – Bringing the Bay Home: The Role of Photography and Writing in the Restoration Effort

Communication experts know that facts often do little to persuade; it is stories and emotions that change minds and win people over. Through photography, poetry, prose, murals, sculpture, song, and more, artists are able to reach people in a way that statistics do not. A photograph of a waterman’s skiff at home amongst shimmering waves…

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Posted February 3, 2022

Wednesday, 02/16/2022: JOIN US FOR THE CRC ROUNDTABLE – ALIGNING BEHAVIOR FOR THE BAY

Of the 18 million people in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, no two are the same. Each person has their own beliefs, concerns, and motivations. Acknowledging this, how do we align social behavior, community sustainability, and the wider Bay restoration effort to achieve the best outcome for all? Join us on Wednesday, February 16th, from 12-1…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 12, 2022

Wednesday, January 19, 2022: Join Us for the CRC Roundtable – Behavior and the Bay: The Human Dimension of Chesapeake Bay Restoration

Collectively, we have been working towards the restoration of Chesapeake Bay for around five decades; in fact, CRC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. We have seen a lot of progress, but we also still have a long way to go. What needs to happen to keep moving us forward? One answer to that…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 2, 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021: Join Us for the CRC Roundtable – PFAS in the Chesapeake Bay Region

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as ‘forever chemicals,’ have been manufactured and used in a variety of industrial and consumer products in the United States since the 1940s, but have only recently received broad public interest. Numerous PFAS are present in the environment and have the potential to adversely affect human health and…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 12, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021: Join Us for the CRC Roundtable – Invasive Species: Getting into the Weeds (and Bugs)

You’ve likely heard about invasive species before; do nutria, phragmites, emerald ash borer, or blue catfish ring a bell? These are all commonly known invasive species in the Chesapeake Bay region, but they are just the tip of the iceberg. The Chesapeake Bay Program notes that there are over 200 known or possible invasive species…

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Posted October 14, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – The Science and the Story of the Conowingo Dam

The Conowingo Dam has been a topic of heated discussion for decades. In that time, we have learned more and more about the system and made decisions according to that learning. Along with the science behind the issue, the story of the Conowingo has developed over decades – who holds the pen, how has the…

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Posted September 7, 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Moving Beyond Concern: Emerging Management for Contaminants We first noted substances negatively affecting the health of humans and the environment in the Chesapeake Bay watershed decades ago: mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), pesticides, and others. We now have emerging compounds of concern such as pharmaceuticals and hormones. Management of these contaminants brings a unique set of…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 16, 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

How do we make sure that interns are getting the most out of their internships, both for sake of the intern’s future career path and filling the pipeline with a competent workforce? Summer internships should have implications beyond August, with impacts to the intern and the field. One tool for mentors and students looking for internships…

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Posted July 8, 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021: Join Us for Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

The environmental workforce that will inhabit and take care of the Bay area will be critical in bringing the full range of solutions to the table to face the challenges of the future. There are new faces emerging, including the new network of Bay professionals being trained through CRC’s Chesapeake Student Recruitment, Early Advisement, and Mentoring…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 16, 2021

Wednesday, June 23, 2021: Join Us for Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Our community within the Chesapeake Bay watershed includes tens of thousands of people who identify as American Indian. We all have a common goal of restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. How can we better listen to, engage with, and support the restoration work that American Indian communities are doing? Join us…

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Posted May 11, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021: Join Us for the Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

The Chesapeake Bay starts in the freshwater streams of the watershed: small trickles of water join rushing rivers that eventually bring their billions of gallons of water to the Bay. The health of streams is vital to our communities, our wildlife, and the overall water quality of the larger Bay. Stream health is a major…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 5, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Join Us for Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Earth Day 2021 is almost here and people around the planet will be celebrating its beauty and working together towards a greener future. Like the larger Earth, the Chesapeake Bay watershed is also stunningly beautiful, home to many humans and vibrant wildlife, and in need of collective action. We will be reflecting on decades of…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2021

Wed. March 17: Join Us for Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Shallow water is a dynamic piece of the Chesapeake Bay watershed puzzle. There are myriad interactions between land and sea that manifest in shallow water, making modeling this environment a hefty undertaking. How do we improve our collective understanding of these complicated but crucial environments to make good management and restoration decisions? Join us on…

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LaurenHuey added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 8, 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021: Join Us for Chesapeake Research Consortium Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

For February’s CRC Roundtable, we are building on last month’s climate resilience discussion to talk specifically about sea level rise. Sea level rise is one of the most tangible symptoms of climate change and it impacts a variety of natural and societal systems, from tides to community infrastructure. In order to plan for sea level…

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Posted January 13, 2021

January 27, 2021: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Join us for the first CRC Roundtable of the new year, Tackling a Global Problem at the Community Level: Building Climate Resilience.Climate change is a global phenomenon but resulting impacts, like flooding, habitat loss, shift in fisheries species, and urban warming are felt at the local level. Many communities wrestle with understanding the range of projected impacts…

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Posted December 7, 2020

December 16, 2020: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Join us on for this month’s CRC Roundtable, Citizen Science for the Win-Win. Citizen science, particularly within environmental monitoring programs, boosts public understanding of and trust in environmental protection and restoration programs by engaging the community in data collection. Citizen involvement also greatly increases the volume and spatial extent of data collected, well beyond what academic researchers and…

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Posted November 6, 2020

November 18, 2020: Join Us for CRC Roundtable – A Lunchtime Webinar Series

Join us on Wednesday, November 18 from 12:00-1:00pm for this month’s CRC Roundtable, Adding EJSCREEN and Local Tools to Your Environmental Justice Toolbox, to discuss making EJ plans actionable through national and regional data. During the first half of the webinar, our invited speakers will provide an overview of EJSCREEN and the Environmental Justice and Equity Dashboard…

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