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New Initiative Examples from King County Washington

New Initiative Examples from King County Washington

It's always worth taking a look outside the Chesapeake watershed now and then to see what other folks are doing. A bit of exploring turned up some interesting land conservation work coming out of King County, Washington. And it all seems relevant to issues we are...

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99 Good News Stories

99 Good News Stories

Conservation is a tough business. Driven by mission, we are always looking to do more, but often not taking much time to reflect on recent successes. As we start this new year--and new decade--we'll use this month to share some good news. We're working on a series of...

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Connecting Cities and Surroundings with Trails

Connecting Cities and Surroundings with Trails

The Capital Trails Coalition, a group of non-profit organizations, businesses and area governments, are calling for expanding the Washington DC metro area trail network by 408 miles. The current 470 mile trail system, fairly extensively developed to the west and north...

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New Virginia Investments in Land Protection

New Virginia Investments in Land Protection

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently announced a slate of Virginia Land Conservation Foundation (VLCF) grants for conserving land throughout the Commonwealth. Thirteen of the projects, totaling $3.64 million, will protect land within the Chesapeake Bay watershed....

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New Pennsylvania Investments in Land Protection

New Pennsylvania Investments in Land Protection

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) recently announced a slate of 2019 grants for protecting land throughout the state. Fourteen of the projects, totalling $6.38 million, are in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Combined, the DCNR...

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Send Us Your 2019 Success Story Suggestions

Send Us Your 2019 Success Story Suggestions

We all need to tell the stories of land conservation successes -- and in ways beyond just counting acres protected and dollars spent. The Chesapeake Conservation Partnership published a series of 2018 Success Stories as part of our report Marking Milestones: Progress...

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