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Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

| October 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last month the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced almost $1 million in grants to be awarded to more than 60 nonprofit organizations, municipalities and local schools throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  These awards, approved by the Trust’s board of trustees, will be made through the Trust’s competitive grant programs and range from smaller education and outreach grants […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced that the Chesapeake Bay Trust is one of 91 initial organizations nationwide that have been approved as member organizations to help implement the Obama Administration’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC). The 21CSC is a national collaborative effort to put America’s […]

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Show Us Your Plates

Show Us Your Plates

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Where do you take your Bay plate? Just over the bridge to Ocean City, Md? Or maybe all the way to the California coast? We want to know! The Chesapeake Bay Trust is hosting its first ever, “Show Us Your Plate” contest, where Bay plate owners are asked to take pictures of themselves and their […]

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Name A Chesapeake Bay Icon And You Could Be A Winner

Name A Chesapeake Bay Icon And You Could Be A Winner

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Want a chance to win Southwest airline tickets, a gift card to your favorite store, and other prizes while you name a Chesapeake Bay icon? Then enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s first ever “Name our Bird” competition. The Trust, a non-profit grantmaking organization dedicated to helping restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, is looking […]

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A Healthy Chesapeake Bay? Check!

A Healthy Chesapeake Bay? Check!

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is often said that there are two things certain in life; death and taxes. If I were to add any other certainty to life, I would want it to be a healthy Chesapeake Bay. Although you may not know it, every year taxes and the Chesapeake actually have something in common (other than the […]

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Help The Bay, Sip Some Brew, Win A Fat Tire Bike

Help The Bay, Sip Some Brew, Win A Fat Tire Bike

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sometimes doing the right thing to help the Chesapeake Bay can be difficult, time consuming and often strenuous. So what if I told you there was a way you could help the Bay, and all you would have to do is eat, drink and enter to win a cool new ride? On Thursday, February 21 from […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Accepting Nominations For Scholarships

Chesapeake Bay Trust Accepting Nominations For Scholarships

| October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The leaves are beginning to change and school is back in session, which means it is time for the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s annual awards program! The Trust’s Student of the Year Scholarship, Honorable Arthur Dorman Scholarship  and Teacher of the Year award, celebrate Maryland students and teachers who have shown a strong commitment to their local […]

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September Is For The Bay

September Is For The Bay

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

With Labor Day behind us, there is nothing left for Annapolitans to do but to accept the coming of cooler breezes off the Chesapeake Bay and Saturday mornings full of Navy football. However, just because summer is officially over doesn’t mean all the fun is gone! Here are a few ways you can appreciate your […]

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Bay Plates: There Is More To Us Besides Being Really Ridiculously Good-Looking

Bay Plates: There Is More To Us Besides Being Really Ridiculously Good-Looking

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you live in Maryland, it is probably safe to say you have seen a Bay Plate before. You know, the ones that are blue and yellow with the heron and the crab on it?  (insert picture) Yes, that one! Well as you can imagine, the majority of Maryland drivers who have a Bay Plate […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners with Groupon Grassroots for Earth Day Initiative

Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners with Groupon Grassroots for Earth Day Initiative

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust and Groupon Grassroots (http://grassroots.groupon.com), the philanthropic arm of Groupon, announce the launch of a campaign to help clean-up local communities by removing more than 2,000 pounds of trash from streams and waterways in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Restore Our Waters campaign will be available on the Washington, DC Groupon Grassroots […]

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It’s Tax Time, Help The Bay

It’s Tax Time, Help The Bay

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the April 17 tax deadline fast approaching, Marylanders are encouraged to “Check Line 35” on their Maryland state income tax form and contribute to the Chesapeake Bay and Endangered Species Fund, a donation program created to support Bay restoration and to protect Maryland’s endangered species. This fund, which is split evenly between the Chesapeake […]

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Ft. Smallwood Elemtary Student Wins Prize

Ft. Smallwood Elemtary Student Wins Prize

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past Saturday Miss Abbey Nettleton, a fifth grader at Fort Smallwood Elementary in Pasadena, MD, was unveiled as the winner of the first annual Chesapeake Bay Revival Coloring Contest.  The contest, created by Donna McCartney, author of the children’s Nautical Mile Book Series, sought to recognize outstanding student artwork that best depicts the Chesapeake Bay.  (You […]

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Chesapeake Bay Coloring Contest Winner To Be Unveiled

Chesapeake Bay Coloring Contest Winner To Be Unveiled

| March 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Donna McCartney, author of the children’s Nautical Mile Book Series, will announce the winner of the Chesapeake Bay Revival Coloring Contest, a program she created to recognize the outstanding work of area students who can best capture the Chesapeake Bay through their own original artwork. Launched last September and open to schools throughout the entire […]

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Help The Bay At Tax Time

Help The Bay At Tax Time

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust relies on the generosity of citizens all across Maryland to ensure we can continue our efforts to keep the Bay clean. Therefore, financial contributions of any amount are always welcomed and encouraged. Marylanders have an opportunity to support the Chesapeake Bay Trust through their Maryland state income tax return by making […]

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How Do Bay Plates Help The Chesapeake Bay?

How Do Bay Plates Help The Chesapeake Bay?

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did you know Maryland license plates actually help the Bay? I know it seems crazy, but a simple $20 fee goes a long way to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay.  And here is a hokey video to prove it. In today’s busy world, I know I don’t have a lot of time to devote […]

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