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PA partnership sets tree-mendous goal of 10 million plantings

A statewide coalition in Pennsylvania announced on Tuesday an effort to plant 10 million trees in the state by 2025, while members stood in a Lancaster County farm field ready to plant the first 100 trees along Little Chiques Creek. 

The aim of the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is to help Pennsylvania restore its streams and rivers — and do its part for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup — by putting the benefits of trees to work in reducing nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment levels in local waterways and ultimately, downstream in the Bay.

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Grasses the cure for Chesapeake’s ills, once we save the SAV

In the shallows of the Chesapeake Bay, underwater Bay grasses sway in the aquatic breeze of the tides and currents. Also known as submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, Bay grasses are an indicator of the health of the...
Kathy Reshetiloff | Bay Naturalist 04/13/18

B4B members continue to grow their environmental impact

Two years ago, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay kicked off the new Businesses for the Bay Membership Association. Its mission is to encourage businesses to take voluntary, innovative and measurable...
Corinne Stephens | Message from the Alliance 04/24/18

‘Forgotten’ Nassawango returns to its natural state

We seem to be alone under the canopies of bald cypress and black gum. Hawks soar overhead. Leaves on the rose bushes rustle. Remnants of a beaver lodge hide among the brambles. An old truck, possibly from the 1950s, sits...
Rona Kobell | Bay Journeys Article 04/20/18
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