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Tag: Stormwater

Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

| May 06, 2015, 07:58 PM | 0 Comments

Two years ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event–the Great Give. Last year, the total raised was $675,467.  This year, the goal was $750,000 and they shattered it with nearly $1 million raised. Combined with the prior […]

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Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight  plight of coastal towns

Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight plight of coastal towns

| March 07, 2015, 09:49 AM | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase, scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at  10:00 am at Maryland Hall, spotlights America’s coasts, where life on the edge of the rising sea has placed our towns and cities on the front lines of climate change. The Showcase, sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, will feature a […]

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‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

| March 06, 2015, 11:46 AM | 1 Comment

“Maryland My Maryland” will be hosted in two Annapolis locations: the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building at 6 Bladen Street (8:30-5:30 M-F) and at McBride Gallery through March 10th. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farms, mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including wildlife and marsh […]

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South River Federation celebrates project completion

South River Federation celebrates project completion

| June 08, 2014, 10:55 AM | 0 Comments

On June 6, 2014, 2:00 – 5:00 PM, Arundel on the Bay and the South River Federation, and partners, dedicated and celebrated the completion of new stormwater retrofits, a living shoreline, and a tidal wetland expansion with a ribbon cutting tribute, and guided site tour. Arundel on the Bay and the South River Federation, working […]

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Neuman Seeks Volunteers For Stormwater Fee Committee

Neuman Seeks Volunteers For Stormwater Fee Committee

| January 28, 2014, 03:11 PM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is accepting applications from citizens to serve on a Stormwater Fee Advisory Committee. The Committee will study, review and gather information to make recommendations regarding all aspects of the Stormwater Remediation Fee and the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP). “It is important for citizens to have a seat […]

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Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

| December 04, 2013, 09:51 AM | 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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Bill To Be Introduced To Repeal Rain Tax

Bill To Be Introduced To Repeal Rain Tax

| August 10, 2013, 01:35 PM | 2 Comments

 State Senator Bryan Simonaire and State Delegate Steve Schuh announced that they have drafted legislation for pre-filing that will exempt Anne Arundel County from State requirements related to funding of stormwater management projects.  The pre-filed bill is entitled “Anne Arundel County’s Rain Tax Repeal Act of 2014” (Reference LR # 4LR0339). The legislation will remove […]

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Wash To Save The Bay

Wash To Save The Bay

| May 31, 2013, 11:28 AM | 0 Comments

The Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association announces the launch of Wash to Save the Bay. On June 1 (rain date, June 8) participating carwashes throughout the region will donate a portion of the price of each wash sold to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This innovative program speaks to the important role professional carwashing plays in keepings soaps, […]

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Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

| April 25, 2013, 07:54 PM | 0 Comments

When I moved to Anne Arundel County over two decades ago it was because of, among other things, the beauty of our County and the Chesapeake Bay. This natural beauty is why many of us are here and why we attract tourists from around the globe. Protecting this precious resource is not an option, it […]

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