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Call for Success Stories

Call for Success Stories

Credit: PeakVisorBy Jamal Childs, Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps memberOver the next year, CCP will be gathering a suite of success stories to celebrate our partners’ great projects and progress in conservation. As the new Chesapeake Conservation and...

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A Legacy of Conservation: New Forest Legacy Opportunities

A Legacy of Conservation: New Forest Legacy Opportunities

Ellis Mine Track: Historic canal locks on the Ellis mine track. 1,219 acres of working forest conserved in the Upper Rappahannock River Valley, VA in 2015.Photo credit: Jamie CraigWritten by Katie Brownson, USFS Liaison to the Chesapeake Bay Program, US Forest...

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Virginia’s New Sentinel Landscape

Virginia’s New Sentinel Landscape

Joint Base Langley Eustis, anchor point of the Tidewater Sentinel LandscapeWritten by Mike BonnellIn a recent monumental win for collaborative conservation in the Chesapeake Bay, the Sentinel Landscapes Partnership announced the establishment of new Sentinel...

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Chesapeake WILD: Looking Forward

Chesapeake WILD: Looking Forward

The new Chesapeake WILD LogoWritten by Mike BonnellThis year US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS or Service) joined Chesapeake Conservancy and National Park Service as co-conveners of the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership (CCP). As part of this enhanced partnership,...

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The Irreplaceable Natural Areas Project

The Irreplaceable Natural Areas Project

Soldier's Delight Natural Environment AreaWritten by Mike BonnellSoldier’s Delight Natural Environment Area in Baltimore County is one of the most unique areas in Maryland. Home to rare and endangered species, as well as one of the rarest habitat types in the state, a...

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How States Fund Their Most Impactful Conservation Programs

How States Fund Their Most Impactful Conservation Programs

Written by Mike BonnellWorking to conserve 30% of the land in the Chesapeake watershed by 2030 is a lofty yet attainable goal. To get to this goal and put the big points on the board, it’s essential to be in the know about how land conservation is funded in the...

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