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Fostering scientific inquiry and environmental awareness Earth Island Journal – June 25, 2018 The Journal, has several projects that are engaging volunteers with exciting citizen science opportunities. When people hear the word “watershed” it’s natural that they first think simply … Continue reading

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Farmers Can Help #SaveTheBay… But They Need Our Help  Choose Clean Water Coalition – November 15, 2017 The Chesapeake watershed is home to many farms; 87,000 to be exact. Farmers have been a force for Bay restoration for a long time, … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Advisory Committee works to elevate voices of watershed residents Chesapeake Bay News – July 5, 2016 The Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC) has a unique role in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Program established the CAC … Continue reading

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Working for Clean Water is a Dream Come True By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – November 24, 2015 I grew up in rural Connecticut in the Housatonic River watershed. My childhood revolved around water, whether it was swimming and … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM It’s been a great autumn for nature. On Wednesday, October 7th, the Administration released a new memorandum directing Federal agencies to factor the value of ecosystem services into Federal planning and decision-making. And … Continue reading

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Connecting diverse communities and groups helps strengthen our collective watershed work Chesapeake Bay Program – October 1, 2015 For ten years, individuals and groups from around the Chesapeake Bay region have been invited to connect with and learn from one … Continue reading

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Ancient Traditions Revitalize Sierra Watersheds; Increase Water By Patricia McBroom – The California Spigot – May 4, 2015 In the mountains above Fresno, a slim, beautiful wild plum has taken root in a newly cleared meadow. No one planted the … Continue reading

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Report recommends model better account for influence of urban streams, trees on nutrient pollution Chesapeake Bay Program – April 10, 2015 A new report from an advisory committee of scientific experts recommends the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Watershed Model be adjusted … Continue reading

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Leaving a Downstream Legacy By Jackie Ostfeld – Huffington Post – The Blog –December 4, 2014 Eighty percent of Americans live in urban areas with limited opportunities to experience nature. The restoration of our urban rivers and watersheds provides an … Continue reading

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Editorial: Preserving health of Mississippi River should be national priority St. Louis Today – July 14, 20 National river policy politics are a lot like the annual flood fights waged in small towns and big cities up and down the Mississippi and … Continue reading

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