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The Trust’s grant-making strategies are shaped by three core objectives: environmental education, demonstration-based restoration, and community engagement. We look to these objectives as touchstones for developing our grant programs, engaging new partners, and communicating about our work.

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Chesapeake Bay Trust

"Without a healthy Bay, you do not have a healthy economy," said Senator Van Hollen when speaking to our Chesapeake Conservation Corps group on Tuesday. Thank you, Prince George's Community Television, for covering our event! Read all about the incoming 10th anniversary class and their placements here: bit.ly/2HmPTlf

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The Conservation Corps. celebrates 10 years and salutes its latest class of graduates and welcomes the incoming class of 2019-2020.
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August 14, 2019 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Perspective: Olivia Wisner

On August 20th, the Chesapeake Conservation Corps (CCC) will graduate 31 members from 28 host sites and welcome the programs 10th class, with 37 new members assigned to 32 host…
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August 8, 2019 in Blog

Many Hands – Working Together – Transform a Neighborhood

Community leaders, partners and supporters came together recently to celebrate the completion of a vacant lot restoration in the neighborhood of Druid Heights, Baltimore. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) was…
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July 26, 2019 in Blog

Pheasant Run Homeowners Association Revitalizes Community and Engages Residents in Clean Water Actions

Homeowners Associations (HOA) play an important role in educating residents about our environment and ways to keep our communities healthy and beautiful. Pheasant Run HOA in Prince George's County, Maryland…
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July 10, 2019 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Members are Making a Difference in Prince George’s County

Providing young adults with opportunities to gain green career skills and become more engaged through meaningful community service is crucial to the protection and restoration of our environment and natural…
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