Tag: Maryland

WSA is looking to plant more trees this fall through our RePlant program!

Since 2020, RePlant Anne Arundel has planted over 8,000 trees. We’ve engaged over 50 communities across the County and are continuously looking to expand our program. We will plant an additional 1,400 trees this fall and it’s not too late to have a project installed at your home or in your community. To become eligible,…

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Recruiting Event Staff for Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival

Hello! We are still recruiting event staff volunteers for Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival, October 1st-3rd. Baygrass is a rain or shine event and we can’t wait to see you there! If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering with us this weekend, please complete the following Google Form. You will receive a schedule…

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Registration Now Open: Conservation Easement Briefing for Legal, Tax, and Real Estate Professionals

Professional services providers are invited to join Scenic Rivers Land Trust for an in-person breakfast briefing at Smashing Grapes in Annapolis covering the legal and tax framework of conservation easements. Over the last several years, Scenic Rivers Land Trust has secured millions of dollars in grants for landowners who want to permanently protect their land….

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Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay – Chesapeake Collective Call for Art!

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is excited to announce its first Chesapeake Collective Call for Art to participate in an environmental art exhibition at the upcoming 17th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Regardless of your experience or education in the art field or environmental…

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Volunteer Opportunities to plant Forest Buffers in Frederick County

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! SIGN UP TODAY! We have 3 ways to get involved: 1. help grow trees in outdoor nurseries with Nursery Teams 2. plant hundreds of trees with others at our community Tree Planting events 3. help maintain young forests with Tree Teams *Tree Planting events are fun for ALL ages. We ask that you be at least 10…

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Anne Arundel County BWPR “A Land of Rivers” Report is now available!

This report summarizes the cumulative outcomes of the innovative Bay restoration and conservation work supported by the Anne Arundel County DPW Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration. This work would not be possible without all of the amazing partners featured, not to mention all the residents that work every day to make Anne Arundel “the…

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Graduate Fellowships Applications Open for 2023

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) offers the following fellowships to support research in residence at its facility in Edgewater, MD. This program is administrated through the Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships in DC. Post-doctoral Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held the degree or equivalent for less than seven years. Senior Fellowships are…

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Forest Buffers in Frederick County Fall 2022 Volunteer Event Schedule

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! SIGN UP TODAY! We have 3 ways to get involved: 1. help grow trees in outdoor nurseries with Nursery Teams 2. plant hundreds of trees with others at our community Tree Planting events 3. help maintain young forests with Tree Teams *Tree Planting events are fun for ALL ages. We ask that you be at least…

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Chesapeake Bay Trust pleased to Announce Environmental Education Grant Program is Open

The Environmental Education Grant Program is an annual program of the Chesapeake Bay Trust that seeks to fund programs and initiatives that advance environmental literacy and result in students gaining the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and motivation to take informed action to protect and improve the environment. Eligible projects for this funding opportunity fall under two…

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GUNPOWDER VALLEY CONSERVANCY WELCOMES ITS FIRST FULL-TIME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, KIM PAUSE TUCKER, PH.D.

In 1989, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) began as a grassroots effort to protect the historical and natural resources between the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls. Each year, approximately 2,000 volunteers participate in GVC’s environmental stewardship activities. As a result, GVC has planted 34,000+ native trees, removed 270+ tons of trash, and preserved 1,800+ acres…

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