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Blog Post by Brandt Dirmeyer
Brandt Dirmeyer, Chesapeake Bay Trust Conservation Corps Member
March 23, 2017
For citizens who care about our local waterways, the Patapsco Heritage Greenway's Stream Watch program allows us to make an impact as citizen scientists and volunteer stewards. Stream Watchers can adopt a section of a waterway, volunteering to clean debris, monitor the health of the stream, and/or collect information on any stormwater damage, pollution, or potential restoration opportunities. Craig Hinners, one of our Stream Watchers, had the Stream Watcher experience of a lifetime during the flood last July. Below is his retelling of the events that unfolded.
Press Release
March 13, 2017
PHG is in search of an experienced part-time bookkeeper or bookkeeping services. The bookkeeper will be responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including; processing biweekly payroll, financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and bank reconciliations, generating monthly reports, maintaining databases and maintaining the financial records necessary for grant reporting. Qualifications include; advanced proficiency in QuickBooks or QuickBooks Online, bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field, three to five years of experience, proficiency in Windows operating systems and with Microsoft Office 2007, Excel and Google Docs, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow. Hours average 6 per week. Compensation is $16-$20 per hour commensurate with experience.
Blog by Brandt Dirmeyer, Chesapeake Bay Trust Conservation Corps Member
March 6, 2017
As we walk up and down our neighborhood streets, or commute to and from work, we may notice that some trees have already begun flowering. Daffodils have already made their yellow presence known to people taking leisurely hikes on warm February afternoons. For a brief time, insects hatched and flew through the air, only for this most recent cold spell, and any subsequent cold spells during March and April, to put a halt to their premature flight.
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