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20 Pieces of Good News From 2020

20 Pieces of Good News From 2020

It’s been a rough year. And we know the hard parts, living with them every day, many of us feeling them more acutely than others of us.  In this month, sometimes called the “season of light,” let’s take a few moments to find some cheer in twenty pieces of good news...

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Paul Sarbanes: One Simple Act

Paul Sarbanes: One Simple Act

Senator Paul Sarbanes, second from left, launching the first Chesapeake Gateways in 2000. Paul S. Sarbanes, United States Senator from Maryland from 1977 to 2007, died on December 6. Much is already being written about this effective, kind, and unpretentious man and...

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A Remembrance

A Remembrance

John Maounis, with his beloved wife Margaret Bursaw, early this year at Tomales Bay in California. John Maounis, former superintendent of the National Park Service Chesapeake Office, and original co-convener of the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership, died at home in...

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Don’t Miss Out: Conservation Finance Intensive Workshop

Don’t Miss Out: Conservation Finance Intensive Workshop

Once again, the Conservation Finance Network, Land Trust Alliance, Chesapeake Conservation Partnership and National Park Service are offering a chance to learn from the leading experts in the conservation finance field. Are you interested in accessing new sources of...

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A Virtual Annual Meeting – How Did We Do?

A Virtual Annual Meeting – How Did We Do?

Since our origins in 2009, the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership has held an annual meeting every Fall to set the agenda for the coming year. 2020 was no different.  No, wait, it was very different! But was the pandemic-imposed difference a shortcoming? We’re not so...

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Register & Prepare: The 2020 Annual Meeting!

Register & Prepare: The 2020 Annual Meeting!

The Chesapeake Conservation Partnership engaged scores of participants from across the watershed in three October 2020 workshops to gather guidance and generate ideas on how to operationalize a new draft public health goal (see below) and its clear focus on...

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