Summer Solstice a Swinging Success!
What does the River mean to you? More than 150 people came out to CRA’s Summer Solstice Celebration on June 21 with an answer - a lot! Thank you sponsors and donors! Thank you volunteers! Thank you attendees! The support of each and every one of you is imperative to restore and sustain a healthy Chester River. Together we raised over $40,000 …and it was fun!Old friends and new broke bread and shared stories on a delightfully cool evening in Wilmer Park. Generous supporters vied for exciting auction items, urged on by our excellent auctioneer, Mayor Chris Cerino. As the night went on, the Swinging Swamis rocked the banks of the river. Hoodwink the Peregrine Falcon entertained guests ...
Posted Jul 10, 2014, 12:42 PM by Chester River
Bad News for the River- Judge Rules in Favor of Four Seasons Development
On July 7, Judge Ross of the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court issued an order granting summary judgment in favor of the development company for the Four Seasons project, K. Hovnanian. In a short opinion, the Court ordered the Board of Public Works to bring the pending decision on licensing the Four Seasons project to a vote by no later than October 6, 2014. In addition, the judge ordered that in reaching its decision the Board of Public Works may only take into account the record that was before the Board on July 24, 2013, and further that the Board shall only consider “the impact to State Tidal Wetlands from the proposed sewer line under Cox Creek and the ...
Posted Jul 14, 2014, 7:31 AM by Isabel Junkin
CRA Announces Groundbreaking Agricultural Project
application on farm fields by up to 20% and increase crop yield by up to 10%.
Good for farmers, good for the river.
It sounds too good to be true, but it is possible with a relatively
new precision agriculture technology called GreenSeeker. This year, the Chester
River Association is launching a 3-year, comprehensive pilot project in our
watershed to better understand how this technology can impact farming on the
Eastern Shore and the health of our rivers. This on-farm, large-scale
GreenSeeker research is the first of its kind on the East Coast. We are able to
conduct this research through funding from Maryland Grain Producers and private
donations and through partnerships with farmers in ...
Posted Apr 3, 2014, 8:13 AM by Isabel Junkin
2013 Report Card and Winning Photo
CRA has released its 2013 Chester River Report Card. The cover features the winning photo from our photo contest. Check it out here or pickup a glossy copy at our office. Enjoy!
Posted Apr 2, 2014, 8:22 AM by Isabel Junkin
Photo Contest - Top 5 Photos
The top 5 photos are displayed below. The first place photo will be
revealed on the cover of our 2013 report card in early March - stay
tuned!!Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite photo for the cover of our report card. Over 200 people voted on 45 photos. In case you missed it, click here to view all the photos.Thank you to everyone who submitted photos! They are all gorgeous and inspiring. We would like the opportunity to use them in future outreach materials - properly credited, of course. If, however, you submitted a photo to this contest but do not want us to use it in other materials, we are happy to oblige. Please email Isabel ...
Posted Feb 4, 2014, 1:37 PM by Isabel Junkin
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