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Protected Lands in and around the Watershed

Protected Lands in and around the Watershed

Lost River State Park(Photo Credit: West VA State Parks)By Jake Leizear, Chesapeake ConservancyThere is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its...

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Happy 106th Birthday to the National Park Service

Happy 106th Birthday to the National Park Service

NPS Birthday(Photo Credit: National Park Service)August 25th marks the 106th birthday for the Department of Interior's National Park Service (NPS). Happy Birthday, NPS! In 2021, the National Park System welcomed 297 million visitors to its numerous sites, clearly...

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation(Photo Credit: Libro Credit Union Supporting Indigenous-Owned Small Businesses.)The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on August 9th pays tribute to the indigenous communities of the world. The latest data...

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Historic Conservation and Environmental Funding

Historic Conservation and Environmental Funding

PA Capital Building(Photo Credit: PA Attorney General.)Legislative and Budget Highlights for Virginia and PennsylvaniaBy Warren Brown and John GriffinWe reported in the May 17th Lighting Update that the Maryland General Assembly adjourned their 2022 session having...

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Latino Conservation Week in the Watershed

Latino Conservation Week in the Watershed

Image Caption - Style: Heading 6, italics, centeredBy National Park Service Chesapeake OfficeCommunities throughout the Chesapeake Bay and the country will engage and connect with the great outdoors during Latino Conservation Week (LCW), an initiative of Hispanic...

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