Forum attendees share a discussion on forest management strategies with the Alliance’s Chesapeake Forest team. The spirit of watershed stewardship was strong at our 10th annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, held from September 25th to 27th in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The Alliance for… more
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
A Personal Call to Action
Come join us September 30 – October 2, 2016 for the 11th annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum. This conference is held at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV where representatives from local watershed organization and local government leaders come together to learn the latest restoration science and direction. The Forum provides excellent opportunity to network with other groups and individuals facing similar challenges, and to be inspired to continue the work of preserving, protecting and restoring the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The 6th annual Poster Session registration is now open. Please go to the poster tab for more information. Deadline for poster submissions is July 22, 2016.
CITY OF TREES film with panel discussion
During the recession, CITY OF TREES follows three trainees and the director of a stimulus-funded green job-training program designed to put unemployed people back to work by caring for parks in DC. As they navigate the community’s distrust of outsiders and a fast-approaching deadline before the grant money runs out, CITY OF TREES thrusts viewers into the inspiring but messy world of job training and the paradoxes changemakers face in urban communities everyday.
Registration will open mid-July. Please check back here for additional information.
Please help us to continue and to expand the impact of the Forum by becoming a Sponsor of this year’s Chesapeake Watershed Forum. The comprehensive work to restore the Bay has never been more important and neither has our need for your support. Take a stand for innovative, dynamic and comprehensive Bay restoration initiatives by supporting the Forum today. Your impact will be both immediate and lasting as we work together to create sustainable solutions for a healthy Chesapeake Bay.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Lou Etgen at 443-949-0575.
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay will be sponsoring the African American Health Program (AAHP) Community Day on April 16th, 2016. The event is free and open to individuals and families of all ages. Attendees will experience the “Taste of Nutrition,” energizing group fitness activities, and… more
From September 26th to 28th, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay held its ninth annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, hosting nearly 400 attendees. During the Forum, we learned about Wallace “J” Nichols’ concept of neuroconservation, discussed the complexities of environmental justice and honored Chesapeake Forest Champions. more
This month we are gearing up for our 9th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, as we expect a full house. We’ll have great presentations on conservation, social justice, communications and more. Plus an expanded effort to share on social media with #chesforum more
Lou Etgen was born in Richmond, VA but grew up primarily in Severna Park, MD and is a lifelong resident of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. His interest in the support of local watershed groups has led to the creation of our annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum and our community networking tool, the Chesapeake Network.