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Lucy Heller

Project Clean Stream: A great way to rally local action

Spring marks the beginning of Project Clean Stream — the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s annual stream cleanup program. It’s a time when the Alliance offers hands-on opportunities through our partnerships with residents, businesses, environmental organizations, local governments, community groups, houses of worship, schools and universities to help restore local streams, creeks...

Chesapeake Week is over but simple, everyday actions are important

During the first week of June, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, along with environmental organizations, communities, businesses and local governments in the watershed, celebrated Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week.

The week was designated in 2016 by the Chesapeake Bay Commission for activities, educational programs and events to celebrate our nation’s largest estuary.


Yorktown coffee roaster brews up support for the Bay in its community

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay believes that the best way to restore the Bay is by forging strong, diverse partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders — including businesses.

The Alliance works with businesses that are already environmental stewards, as well as those that require some guidance and support in their efforts. Members of our Businesses for the Bay program...

Your local Project Stream Cleanup needs you this spring!

As I reach the halfway point for my Chesapeake Conservation Corps year with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, I find myself reflecting on what it is that has made my past six months so special.

A large number of the great memories comes from the amazing people I work with, as well as the gratifying, hands-on work that I get to be a part of, including attending Project Clean...

Watershed forum celebrates diverse, innovative partnerships

The first weekend of November marked the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s 13th annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum in Shepherdstown, WV. The event was a whirlwind of workshops, socializing, getting lost in the yellow, autumn forest and learning about what brings us all together under this year’s theme, Connecting Our Communities: Celebrating Diverse and Innovative Partnerships....

About Lucy Heller

Lucy Heller is a Chesapeake Conservation Corps member in the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Annapolis office.


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