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
CRA Seeks Watershed Coordinator
The Chester River Association is seeking a Watershed
Coordinator who is energetic and committed with a strong background in
environmental sciences. Read the full announcement.
Posted Mar 27, 2014, 1:16 PM 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
CRA welcomes new Executive Director and Associate Director
We are excited to welcome Anna Wolgast as the new Executive Director of the Chester River Association.Anna
joined CRA as a member of the Board of Directors in September 2012,
and has been serving as Acting Executive Director since early September
2013. We are excited to officially welcome Anna to the team. As
Executive Director, Anna will manage all staff, programs, advocacy
initiatives, community outreach, and fundraising efforts.In the fall of 2012, Anna
taught an environmental course at Washington College as an adjunct
professor. Before moving to Chestertown full-time, Anna worked at the
Environmental Protection Agency as the Deputy General Counsel of EPA and
then as an appeals judge on EPA's Environmental Appeals Board. Prior to ...
Posted Nov 21, 2013, 11:49 AM by Isabel Junkin
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