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The Chesapeake Bay Trust awards more than $10 million in grant funding each year to hundreds of nonprofits and community organizations throughout the region for hands-on projects that are ensuring a cleaner, greener, healthier Chesapeake watershed for years to come.

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Rain Check Rebate

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is proud to partner with Prince George’s County on its Rain Check Rebate Program, offering incentives to homeowners, businesses, and others to install practices that will improve stormwater runoff quality, reduce runoff quantity, and improve local streams and rivers.

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Members of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps have lots of opportunities to gain experience and excel during their year of service. Corps member Shayna Keller did just that at the recent Maryland Water Monitoring Conference. Way to go, Shayna!

Members of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps have lots of opportunities to gain experience and excel during their year of service. Corps member Shayna Keller did just that at the recent Maryland Water Monitoring Conference. Way to go, Shayna!Chesapeake Conservation Corps Member Shayna Keller had a super successful experience at the Maryland Water Monitoring Conference last week. She presented data on one of South River Federation's restoration projects, Church Creek, in Anne Arundel County where a potential aeration effect is occuring when it rains due to turbulence over rocks at the site causing dissolved oxygen values to spike. She did such a great job she was asked to present again at the Urban Waters Partnership Meeting. Go Shayna! #CorpsLife #CorpsImpact #WeSoProud ... See MoreSee Less

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November 28, 2018 in Blog

Ways to Give this Holiday Season

Four Ways to Make and Impact for a Cleaner, Greener Watershed  Each year, the Chesapeake Bay Trust provides resources to hundreds of communities throughout Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay watershed…
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November 19, 2018 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Profile: Jesus Munoz Buenrostro & Southeast Community Development Corporation

This year we’re showcasing the unique experience of participating in the Chesapeake Conservation Corps by sharing profiles of each member of the 2018-2019 cohort along with information on their host site and…
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November 14, 2018 in News

Now Open! Prince George’s County Litter Reduction and Citizen Engagement Mini Grant Program

Get the resources you need to make your community cleaner and greener through the Prince George's County Litter Reduction and Citizen Engagement Mini Grant Program. According to the Prince George's…
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November 7, 2018 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Profile: Kelly Peaks & Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland

This year we’re showcasing the unique experience of participating in the Chesapeake Conservation Corps by sharing profiles of each member of the 2018-2019 cohort along with information on their host site and…
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