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The Capitol. American Democracy. And Our Responsibility.

The Capitol. American Democracy. And Our Responsibility.

Under the U.S. Capitol dome. (All photos: J. Doherty; drawing: Architect of the Capitol)Many are still processing what happened to our nation last week and trying to understand what comes next. We are also. What is clear is the time for silence has passed, and so...

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Conservation Resolutions for the New Year

Conservation Resolutions for the New Year

As we start a new year -- following one that was so many things, but above all eye-opening -- it seems like a good time to think about how we make 2021 an improvement. Yes, new year resolutions can get tiresome, but they’re really just setting out some goals. Things...

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20 Pieces of Good News From 2020

20 Pieces of Good News From 2020

It’s been a rough year. And we know the hard parts, living with them every day, many of us feeling them more acutely than others of us.  In this month, sometimes called the “season of light,” let’s take a few moments to find some cheer in twenty pieces of good news...

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Paul Sarbanes: One Simple Act

Paul Sarbanes: One Simple Act

Senator Paul Sarbanes, second from left, launching the first Chesapeake Gateways in 2000. Paul S. Sarbanes, United States Senator from Maryland from 1977 to 2007, died on December 6. Much is already being written about this effective, kind, and unpretentious man and...

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A Remembrance

A Remembrance

John Maounis, with his beloved wife Margaret Bursaw, early this year at Tomales Bay in California. John Maounis, former superintendent of the National Park Service Chesapeake Office, and original co-convener of the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership, died at home in...

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Don’t Miss Out: Conservation Finance Intensive Workshop

Don’t Miss Out: Conservation Finance Intensive Workshop

Once again, the Conservation Finance Network, Land Trust Alliance, Chesapeake Conservation Partnership and National Park Service are offering a chance to learn from the leading experts in the conservation finance field. Are you interested in accessing new sources of...

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