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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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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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Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed

Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed

Earl White, educator and third-generation waterman, shares his knowledge and love for the Bay with students on a Chesapeake Bay Foundation field experience(Photo Credit: CBF Photo)Mapping and Sharing Stories of Black History in the Chesapeake Watershed By Kendra...

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Honoring Memorial Day

Honoring Memorial Day

Civil War prisoner graves decorated for Memorial Day at Andersonville National Historic Site(Photo Credit: NPS Photo / National Park Foundation)By Warren BrownMemorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the...

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