PHG News & Media Releases

Blog Post- Brandt Dirmeyer
Brandt Dirmeyer, Chesapeake Bay Trust Conservation Corps Member
January 6, 2017
As individuals, we have the power to enact local change. As state agencies become more efficient with their road salt application, we can also help to mitigate the ecological impact of road salts through smart practices that reduce the harmful effects of excess salinity upon our shared watersheds.

Press Release
January 1, 2017
The Patapsco Valley Heritage Area, a certified heritage area encompassing parts of Baltimore and Howard County, announces grant opportunities for FY18 projects through the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA). MHAA offers nonprofit organizations and government entities grants of up to $50,000 with a one-to-one required match for non-capital projects (including planning, interpretation, and programming) and up to $100,000 for capital projects (including acquisition, pre-development, development, rehabilitation, and restoration) for programs and projects within the boundaries of the Heritage Area.
Blog Post- Brandt Dirmeyer
Brandt Dirmeyer, Chesapeake Bay Trust Conservation Corps Member
December 21, 2016
The evening of December 5th, as I was mindlessly scrolling Facebook for its algorithm to suggest an article worth reading, I received a notification of a post by Carolyn Black in the Chesapeake Conservation Corps group. Acknowledging that it was last second, she inquired if any of us would be interested in attending a presentation on American Indians in the Chesapeake Bay. Five of us responded and seven corps members showed up the following morning for an engaging and informative presentation by Deanna Beacham.

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