Tag: United States Environmental Protection Agency

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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Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The environmental community will come together to celebrate the completion of a big stormwater retrofit project with a volunteer planting day on Friday, December 6, at 9 a.m. The Spa Creek Conservancy will coordinate the volunteer planting day at the new parking lot at the site of the Rockfish Raw Bar & Grill, at Sixth […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Provides $3.4 Million For Green Infrastructure Program

Chesapeake Bay Trust Provides $3.4 Million For Green Infrastructure Program

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley  announced an expansion of the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Initiative (G3) thanks to a joint investment of $3.4 million by the State of Maryland, EPA, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The G3 grant program, which is administered by the Chesapeake Bay […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust: $50M In Grants Awarded

Chesapeake Bay Trust: $50M In Grants Awarded

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced a milestone: that a total of $50 million in grants has been awarded since its inception to improve local communities, local rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1985, the Trust has worked with hundreds of nonprofit groups, watershed organizations, schools, civic organizations, and city and county governments throughout […]

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Funding Available To Advance Green Infrastructure Projects

Funding Available To Advance Green Infrastructure Projects

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Late last month, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, announced the 2013 Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grant Program, an initiative designed to support urban green infrastructure projects that lead to improved water quality within the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Created in 2011 as part […]

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Shady Cove Restoration Project Wins Award

Shady Cove Restoration Project Wins Award

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This partnership, which worked together to restore the eroding Shady Cove Natural Area peninsula on the West River in Galesville, also created more than three acres of tidal wetlands, while protecting the peninsula and nearby coves from additional erosion. This project was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Maryland Department of […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Assoc. Executive Director Honored At White House

Chesapeake Bay Trust Assoc. Executive Director Honored At White House

| February 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

Today, Dr. Jana Davis was be one of 11 leaders honored at the White House as a Champion of Change, for her work to promote innovation through the Trust’s portfolio of grant programs. In 2009, the Chesapeake Bay Trust was awarded $3 million in federal recovery act funding from the Maryland Department of the Environment […]

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Green Grants Available To Improve Chesapeake Bay

Green Grants Available To Improve Chesapeake Bay

| February 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Trust, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the state of Maryland have unveiled an expanded Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns grant initiative to help cities and towns in the Chesapeake Bay watershed accelerate greening efforts that improve watershed protection, community livability, and economic vitality.  Building on the success of the initial round of grants, […]

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