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    Virtual Native Plant Week (September 14-18)

    Join The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay for a week of celebrating native plants! Throughout the week of September 14th- 18th we are sharing videos related to our love for native plants! Make sure to check the Facebook event page as well as the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Facebook Page with updated videos. Videos…

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    Chesapeake Bay DocuSeries Screening and Panel

    You are cordially invited to private preview of a new docuseries… TRUE NORTH: Honest Stories of Finding Home Episode 1: Sailing to Salvation  True North: Honest Stories of Finding Home is a docuseries exploring the intersection of people, place, and purpose. Our pilot episode tells the story of a group of distressed war veterans who,…

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    Redlining’s Intensifying Harm: Rising Temperatures, Hotter Neighborhoods, and How Trees Can Help

    Many are now well aware of the inequitable distribution of trees in our urban areas. Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities often face the greatest burden of heat, air pollution, and flooding – all of which urban greening can help to mitigate. These inequitable patterns and the related persistent disparities in human health…

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    Rock Creek & Chocolate City

    Join Rock Creek Park, Rock Creek Conservancy, LINK Strategic Partners, and the Friends of Peirce Mill for a virtual discussion about the history of race in Washington, DC with Chocolate City co-author Chris Myers Asch. Tracing D.C.’s massive transformations — from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the nation’s…

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    Non-Native Invasive Plants in Urban Ecosystems For Beginners Webinar

    Diversity is essential for any thriving community – including in the plant world. Did you know that in certain instances, some plants support diversity better than others? Protecting our city forest for future generations requires us to not only establish beneficial plants, but to also carefully manage those that harm the whole ecosystem. Learn more…

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    2020 Upper Susquehanna Watershed Virtual Forum

    Connect and learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/UpperSusquehanna/

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    Posted June 30, 2020

    HACK THE BAY: Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Hackathon

    In celebration of the 50-year anniversary of Earth Day, Booz Allen Hamilton has partnered with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay through our program, Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC) to host a virtual, month-long hackathon to explore data monitoring the health of the watershed. From August 3rd to August 31st, we invite data scientists, developers, designers,…

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    Courageous Conversations on Housing, Land Use, and Racism

    Courageous Conversations on Housing, Land Use, and Racism Coalition for Smarter Growth is hosting a series of courageous conversations on housing, land use, and the history of redlining and segregation in Montgomery County. You’ll learn about how federal and local housing policy and exclusionary development practices impacted who could live where. This history continues to…

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    District Conservation Specialist Job Announcement

    The Hanover-Caroline Soil & Water Conservation District (H-CSWCD) has an opening for a full time District Conservation Specialist. The Conservation Specialist is responsible for performing a wide range of technical duties that pertain to the implementation of cost-share programs, services and outreach. The position will focus on providing support to the VA Agricultural Cost-share and…

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    Invasive Species Q&A

    Join our Tree Troopers for an Invasive Species Q&A on Thursday, June 18th from 5:00-5:45 pm via Google Meet featuring Bud Reaves, Anne Arundel County Forester, and Craig Highfield, the Director of Forest Programs for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. We will discuss invasive plant species, how they affect our forest canopy, and how to properly control them. In preparation…

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