CRA Making News with Farm Technology
Check out this FRONT PAGE article in the Baltimore Sun regarding CRA's work with local farmers to reduce pollution in the Chester River watershed. We're working hard to improve your river! http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-tech-farming-20150702-story.html#page=1
Posted Jul 3, 2015, 5:13 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
A Good Time for a Great Cause: Chester River Association Raises $55,000 for River Restoration
What a night! Nearly 200 people gathered recently on the banks of the Chester River for the Chester River Association’s (CRA) 3rd annual Summer Solstice Gala, which was the environmental nonprofit organization’s most successful fundraiser ever, grossing more than $55,000. Funds raised from tickets to the June 20 evening event and an auction will allow CRA to advance its vision of a healthy Chester River for the community and future generations. After enjoying the waterfront venue, live music, open bar, and dinner, the enthusiastic crowd, encouraged by CRA auctioneer Tim Trumbauer, bid on live and silent auction items. Many unique items and experiences were sold that are not available to the general public, including a Chester River ...
Posted Jun 30, 2015, 11:12 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
Last Call for Tickets- Summer Solstice Gala, June 20th!
Ok, so it's not really last call, you can get tickets at the door...but if you are able, please buy tickets in advance so we make sure to have enough food and refreshment! Please join us for a good time for a great cause! Tickets for our annual SUMMER SOLSTICE GALA are now available. Enjoy the open bar, live auction, open bar, live music, open bar, dinner, and open bar!This event is first and foremost a celebration of our love for the Chester River, but it is also an important fundraiser to support our restoration and advocacy work.Your support is appreciated!Tickets available <<here>>
Posted Jun 16, 2015, 7:35 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
CRA Working With New Farm Technology to Reduce Nutrient Pollution to Waterways
New First-Year Results Show Applying Nitrogen More Efficiently Can Reduce Harmful Fertilizer Runoff to Chester River and Streams Chestertown, Md. — Eight farms in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are using cutting-edge technology that will reduce nutrient pollution to the Chester River as well as its creeks, streams and groundwater. This technology pinpoints exactly where and how much fertilizer is needed on their crops – a big switch from the typical practice of spreading a uniform amount of fertilizer across fields and one that has the potential to change farming practices that endanger waterways. The farms are participating in a three-year pilot project launched by the Chester River Association, an environmental non-profit ...
Posted Jun 11, 2015, 8:02 AM by Timothy Trumbauer
Wilmer Park Clean-Up, April 11th, 10-11am
Through Chestertown's new Adopt-a-Trail program, CRA has adopted Wilmer Park! We are delighted to help our community keep this waterfront jewel sparkly clean and we thank Mayor Cerino and the Town of Chestertown for the opportunity to give back.Please come out to help us kick off this new initiative!Saturday, April 11th, 10 - 11 amMeet at the Wilmer Park Parking LotPlease dress to get dirty. Much of the trash is located in wetlands and swampy areas, so boots are recommended for any brave enough to muck in the mud.CRA will provide gloves, trash bags, water, and some light snacks.***This event is part of Earth Stewardship Days, a month-long series of events ...
Posted Apr 9, 2015, 12:48 PM by Timothy Trumbauer
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