NEW DATE for Food/Clean Water Panel: Feb. 25
Can Food Production and a Clean Chesapeake Bay Coexist?A panel discussion between farmers, environmentalists, and the public 6:30 pm | February 25 | @ Washington College We
all want clean water and vibrant rivers. We all need food to survive,
but farming practices are often blamed for the deterioration of the
Chesapeake Bay. Can we have both? Join us at 6:30 pm on
Thursday, Feb. 25 for a panel discussion by farmers, environmentalists,
and local residents about challenges and successes in the effort to
achieve a healthier Chesapeake Bay while continuing to produce food. The
event is free and open to the public. The discussion will be driven by
questions from the audience. The agricultural perspective will
be represented by ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 6:27 AM by Isabel Junkin
Environmental groups appeal decision to allow massive Critical Area development on Kent Island
Environmental groups and citizens filed an appeal on December 18 in the Circuit Court
for Queen Anne's County to challenge the November decision by the Maryland
Board of Public Works to permit the 1,079-unit Four Seasons development on Kent
The appeal was filed by the Chester River Association, Chesapeake Bay
Foundation, Queen Anne's Conservation Association, and Midshore Riverkeeper
Conservancy. Joining the appeal are neighbors of the proposed project: Robert
W. Foley and Hal M. Fisher.
"The Board of Public Work's decision is flawed and at odds with its own
expert who made clear that this development will negatively impact adjacent
tidal wetlands," said Isabel Junkin Hardesty, Chester Riverkeeper.
"The proposed Four Seasons development, situated ...
Posted Dec 21, 2015, 8:36 AM by Isabel Junkin
***DONATE HERE*** for our Annual Appeal
Thank you for supporting the Chester River through your generous donation to the Chester River Association. A gift of any amount demonstrates your commitment to achieving our vision of a healthy Chester River for our community and future generations. Donate by ***clicking here*** Thank you!
Posted Dec 6, 2015, 5:05 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
Run for the River on November 1st!
Calling all runners! The registration is up for the ***Chester River Challenge 5k and half marathon*** on Sunday, November 1st (Downrigging Weekend)!Race Registration:https://runsignup.com/…/MD/Chestertown/ChesterRiverChallenge100% of proceeds from this run will benefit Chester River restoration and advocacy work (living shorelines, tree plantings, wetlands restoration and creation, oyster planting, etc.)Can't run but still want to support the important work we are doing to restore the Chester River? Donate to one of our teams! https://www.razoo.com/story/Tim-Trumbauer-Fundraising-For-2015-Chester-River-Challenge-Team-Thick-And-Thin-Tim-And-Jay
Posted Oct 16, 2015, 4:35 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
Funded by $700,000 Grant, New Partnership Aims to Restore River and Quail Population
Collaboration of College’s CES and the Chester River
Association will install bobwhite buffers and cleansing wetlands on farmlands
throughout Kent and Queen Anne’s counties.Isabel Junkin Hardesty Chester Riverkeeper Chester River Association Riverkeeper@ChesterRiverAssociation.org 301-908-0355Mike Hardesty Assistant Director, Center for Environment & Society Washington College email@example.com 410-699-1940 Gabe Cohee Chesapeake & Coastal Service Maryland Department of Natural Resources Gabe.firstname.lastname@example.org 410-260-8753
CHESTERTOWN, MD—Fueled by a $700,000 state grant, a new partnership
between Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society (CES), the
Chester River Association (CRA), and Tall Timbers Research Station & Land
Conservancy will improve the health of the Chester River and local waterways while
Posted Aug 4, 2015, 8:02 AM by Isabel Junkin
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