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Delmarva Oasis: Protecting 50% by 2030

Delmarva Oasis: Protecting 50% by 2030

The Chesapeake watershed is composed of dozens of significant regional landscapes, many of them iconic and broadly known. The Delmarva peninsula is one of those, the rural and natural lands squeezed between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic. Congressman Wayne...

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Large Tract Protected in Chesapeake Watershed

Large Tract Protected in Chesapeake Watershed

Last week the USDA Forest Service and conservation partners announced addition of a 4,644.5 acre property to the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. The land in Botetourt County, Virginia helps protect the headwaters of the James River, a tributary of...

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Community Land Trusts — Addressing Urban Challenges

Community Land Trusts — Addressing Urban Challenges

Seventy percent of Chesapeake Bay watershed residents live within urban areas. As we think about how we connect urban residents with land conservation--or rather, how we ensure land conservation is relevant and addressing the needs of urban residents--it's worth...

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A Decade of Success; Priorities for the Future

A Decade of Success; Priorities for the Future

Over sixty-five members of the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership gathered this week for the Partnership's tenth Annual Meeting at the National Conservation Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. A decade after first coming...

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Quick Reports on Land Protection

Quick Reports on Land Protection

How can you quickly find how much land is protected within a county? Or a watershed? Or find out what the make-up of that protected land is – how much is owned by a particular type of owner; or how much is forested?We’ve got an...

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