2017 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Grants

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In September, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $12.6 million in grants to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in six states and the District … Continued

Maryland Oyster Sustainability Project

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that the agency seeks to establish an economically-productive and sustainable oyster harvesting cooperative in Anne Arundel County. According to DNR, the comprehensive private-public partnership will enhance the long-term business and economic … Continued

Virginia Awarded EPA Wetland Grants

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced two major grants designed to help Virginia protect and restore its wetlands. One grant is a $356,000 award to William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and its Center for … Continued

Baltimore Urban Green Spaces – Waterways Projects

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In October, officials from the Obama Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Park Service (NPS), and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced a series of targeted investments to enhance Baltimore … Continued