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Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Assist the Maryland Environmental Law Clinic to address their growing case load of pro bono work in environmental advocacy and enforcement at the local, state and federal levels Advocacy, Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $4,200 Support the tuition for an individual to attend the 2011 Flagship Class. The program offers an intense curriculum of civic information and leadership skills development. Capacity 2011 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $105,000 $75K to educate voters; ($50K was in response to a successful challenge grant); $25K for general operational support; and $5K to sponsor the Kabler annual dinner. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $10,000 To promote citizen/legislative dialog on key environmental policy issues by co-sponsoring the Annual Legislative Environmental Summits. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $105,000 $75,000 for general operational support, expanding their capacity; $25,000 to host the Legislative Summit and support education and outreach N/A 2006 Chesapeake
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $25,000 Funding for voter education projects. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $200,000 Build capacity support so MD LCV Education Fund will have the capability to build a strong environmental community that has skilled leaders, powerful tools, a cohesive public message and solid membership lists. A deliverable will be a "common agenda" for the Chesapeake environmental community. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
LightHawk, Inc. $10,000 Conduct aerial monitoring with the Waterkeepers. Build volunteer pilot base and expand outreach to other environmental organizations in the area. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Support the capacity of the MD LCV Education Fun while they work to grow their own organization and strengthen the MD environmental community through the development of a "common agenda". N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Maroon Consulting, LLC $13,500 Evaluate states' nutrient trading programs to identify improvements that may be needed to provide greater assurance that actual reductions will occur from the credits exchanged. Nutrients, WIP 2011 Chesapeake
Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Foundation $2,500 Support the 5th Annual Banquet and Auction. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc. $25,000 Investigate "poultry litter to energy" issues. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Foundation $500 Build strong partnerships with the environmental community, and address the lack of Maryland conservation law enforcement resources. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Maryland Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc. $25,000 Support an Agro-Ecology Fellowship, honoring Governor Harry Hughes. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Foundation $5,000 Support the annual banquet and auction, bringing together hunters and anglers with government officials and environmentalists. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Maryland Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc. $25,000 Establish 80-100 acres of switchgrass riparian buffers on Eastern shore cropland to evaluate nutrient uptake, energy capture, carbon sequestration and habitat effects during the first three years of establishment. Assess environmental benefits as well as opportunities to provide an energy source. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Interest Research Foundation, Inc. $45,000 Hold the Public Service Commission (PSC), the MD Administration and utility companies accountable to the goals laid out in the 2008 EMPOWER legislation. This law establishes a goal to reduce per capita electricity consumption by 15% by 2015, with electric utilities responsible for 2/3 of the savings. Accountability, Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Interest Research Foundation, Inc. $5,000 Support a coalition of environmental organizations to work on agricultural runoff pollution. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $10,000 Support for "Test Your Soil First" to address phosphorus applications to lawns in one Maryland community. The data will help address any discrepancies in suburban lawn fertilizer applications. Agriculture 2010 Chesapeake
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments $25,000 Support the Anacostia Watershed Restoration partnership and their efforts to strengthen stormwater controls in Prince George's County. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. $45,000 Support production of a 30-minute segment focusing on the threat to Maryland's critical areas. The project includes re-packaging of the segment for distribution to local environmental organizations. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Mosley & Associates $146,000 Contracted with Mosley & Associates to perform reviews of agricultural programs in MD, DE, VA and PA to evaluate agricultural programs - what funding is provided for these activities, what information is collected, how the information is maintained, what information is available to the public, and what efforts are made to monitor funding and the resulting effects. They will assemble and analyze results of reviews from all states in a comparative analysis, providing a final report of results and recommendations. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. $45,000 Partially support an hour segment produced by MPT on the topic of growth. The program will visit the roots of sprawl, how development occurs, and confront its many consequences. "Maryland's Sprawl Problem" is expected to be aired in February 2009. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 For general operational support - year one of three year commitment. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. $50,000 Produce a 30-minute segment on the topic of agricultural runoff in the Chesapeake. The program will address problems of agricultural runoff and the solutions and will air on MPT. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 Capacity building in Foundation's priority geographic region. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Interest Research Foundation, Inc. $50,000 Continue direct advocacy and organizing efforts to ensure new state energy efficiency goals are met. Serve as the fiscal agent for continued support of a key partner, American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 General operational support to assist with the organization's strategic planning process. The Alliance is a consortium of environmental organizations, farmers, academics, business, public agencies and land trusts. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Interest Research Foundation, Inc. $50,000 Develop an EmPOWER Scorecard to benchmark Maryland's progress towards its energy efficiency goals and track developments at the Public Services Commission. Educate the public and policymakers on how investments in energy efficiency lower bills, stabilize the electric system and reduce reliance on expensive new power plants. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 General operating support to continue building the capacity of the organization and to enhance the mission of conserving the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Nanticoke River and its watershed. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Television $10,000 Sponsor Chesapeake Bay Weekly. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 General operating support to continue building the capacity of the organization and to enhance the mission of conserving the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Nanticoke River and its watershed. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Perry Hall Chapter $1,000 General Support N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation, Inc. $3,000 Support a scholarship fund, dedicated to our region's anglers. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation, Inc. $3,000 Support the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation, Inc. $2,000 Provide college scholarships for tomorrow's leaders entering the environmental field. Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation, Inc. $2,000 Scholarship support. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Scholarship Foundation, Inc. $4,000 For a scholarship fund. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Maryland Stream Restoration Association $10,000 Sponsor a Stream Restoration Effectiveness Monitoring Charrette in an effort to develop a consensus on a comprehensive monitoring program for Maryland. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
National Coalition for Marine Conservation $25,000 Support the participation in the development of the 2009 menhaden stock assessment and the menhaden fishery management plan. An effort to see that all available scientific information is considered and catch limits meet predator needs first, before allocating fish to the fisheries. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $150,000 Support for the recently-formed Mid-Atlantic NWF office, focusing on the conservation needs of the Chesapeake Bay region. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
National Coalition for Marine Conservation $25,000 Work with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to evaluate the applicability of menhaden research to management. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $200,000 The "Choose Clean Water" Coalition works towards a restored and protected Bay through federal advocacy and accountability, and action at the state and local levels. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
National Coalition for Marine Conservation $20,000 Work with the Interstate Atlantic Menhaden Fishery Management Plan to develop and enact a fisheries management plan, with ecological reference points, that addresses and protects menhaden's role as prey and as a filter. Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
National Coalition for Marine Conservation $20,000 Support NCMC in their work to amend the current Interstate Atlantic Menhaden Fishery Management Plan to include a new overfishing threshold and a suite of management measures. Fisheries 2011 Chesapeake
National League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $90,000 Support the Chesapeake Environmental Leadership Institute N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $82,000 General operational support with interest noted in clean air related activities in Maryland and in Virginia , and future national coalition building activities. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $100,000 General operational support with interest noted in clean air related activities in Maryland and in Virginia, and future national coalition building activities. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $100,000 Continue support of their "Clean Air for Parks, People and the Chesapeake Bay"campaign, educating the media, decision makers and advocates on the need and benefits of healthy air. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $100,000 Support NPCA's air quality advocacy work in Maryland and Virginia, seeking to establish and ensure enforcement of modern pollution control standards on all power plants, while informing and empowering citizens to be effective advocates. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 Develop and test flexible, innovative practices to establish grass buffers along agricultural ditches and implement these practices on farms within the Pocomoke and Nanticoke watersheds. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $100,000 Participate, and engage local communities, in power plant permitting decisions and reviews. Expand upon the Virginians for Healthy Air network to engage businesses in advocacy for clean air and climate health. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 Conduct farmer outreach and water quality monitoring to allow flexibility to farmers in the design and installation of buffers along agricultural ditches in the Nanticoke watershed. Work to achieve inclusion of conservation practice criteria in state and federal cost share programs. Agriculture 2010 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $85,000 Advocacy for air quality and climate change efforts at the Federal level and in Virginia. Federal clean air laws and policies provide special protections for national parks, and can be leveraged to benefit a much broader region. Establish, and ensure enforcement of, state and federal policies to reduce emissions from power plants. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. $5,000 For general operational support with notation of interest in collaboration on Living Shoreline restoration. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $25,000 Provide professional strategic and tactical support to the America's Great Waters and the Choose Clean Water coalitions. Increase national attention to environmental issues associated with Chesapeake Bay and other major water bodies across the country. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
National Association of Conservation Districts $22,000 Identify a watershed wide strategy that conservation districts can pursue to increase landowner participation in recommended conservation practices. Establish a framework for how districts can ensure accountability for program adoption and nutrient reduction. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $26,580 Conduct outreach activities and prepare a report of the costs and benefits of Md. power plant upgrades. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
National Audubon Society, Inc. $50,000 Expand the Audubon's membership to Chesapeake Bay issues, engaging members to act as advocates for the protection of critical wildlife habitat on the four lower shore counties of Maryland. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $60,000 Develop and disseminate a report on the effects of global warming to the fish and wildlife of the Chesapeake region, including a list of recommended solutions. Engage networks of sportsmen and wildlife-oriented groups. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Center for Smart Growth $39,000 Conduct an analysis of Maryland land use policies compared with other states to develop recommendations of policy changes needed to achieve smarter growth. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $100,000 Support the establishment of a new Chesapeake Bay Mid-Atlantic office with a full-time Director and staff. This will expand NWF's role to focus on regional efforts. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
National Center for Smart Growth $26,000 Help sponsor the four Maryland Reality Check workshops in May and June 2006; identify policy changes that will be needed to change trends identified by participants. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $50,000 Support a Pennsylvania focused communications strategy of the Chesapeake-wide "Choose Clean Water" coalition, to expand membership and awareness of the coalition. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $80,000 The Chesapeake Bay Initiative focuses on aquatic conservation goals with an emphasis on oyster policy, FERC re-licensing for freshwater flows, and a sea level rise adaptation project. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $80,000 Support the Chesapeake Initiative to develop, coordinate and implement TNC's strategic plan for Chesapeake Bay conservation. Most of the work will be on documenting the value of oyster restoration using ecosystem services, and working on menhaden fisheries. Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $2,500 Assist the Choose Clean Water Coalition in preparing comments on the state Watershed Implementation Plans WIP 2010 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $80,000 Support the work of the Director of TNC's Chesapeake Initiative to develop, coordinate and implement TNC's strategic plan for Chesapeake Bay conservation. Capacity 2011 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $200,000 Continue support of the Choose Clean Water Coalition, raising the visibility of the Chesapeake region at the national level, while engaging local organizations and citizens to participate in a federal voice. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $25,000 Donation from the Robert W. Wilson Foundation for land conservation in the Nanticoke River Watershed based on a $50,000 grant from The Campbell Foundation for forest acquisition in Hawaii. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $25,000 Develop a communications campaign aimed at securing support for stronger Bay water quality protections by helping land owners in the six Bay watershed states make the link between pollution in the Bay and the waterways in their own back yards and neighborhoods. Communications 2010 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $10,000 For operational support for the Nanticoke River Watershed Project. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $72,500 Support strong stormwater inclusion and implementation in the state Watershed Implementation Plans, and push for a Chesapeake Bay provision in EPA stormwater rule-making. Stormwater, WIP 2010 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $72,500 Support Chesapeake Initiative - related to native oyster restoration, policy and enhanced funding in the areas of forest conservation, agriculture, air deposition, and freshwater linkages to the Bay. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $150,000 Support work to develop a sportsmen coalition to build a sustainable network of hunter and angler advocates. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $72,500 Support Chesapeake Initiative - provide national expertise to Chesapeake Bay policy work on native oyster restoration, forest conservation, agriculture, and freshwater linkages to the Bay. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $250,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalitions operations and regrant program. Regrants will be directed to state lead work on Watershed Implementation Plans. WIP 2011 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 Utilize the strengths of TNC and apply them to the Chesapeake Bay region, particularly focusing on fisheries policy and habitat protection and conservation as it relates to climate change, development, etc. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $140,000 Support the NWF Mid-Atlantic Office. This office leaders the Choose Clean Water Coalition and works to engage a diverse community of hunters and anglers into the conservation and policy communities. Capacity 2011 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $80,000 Support TNC's Chesapeake Bay Initiative, expanding their efforts in the Bay region to focus on aquatic conservation goals. Work will concentrate on oyster policy, improved harvest controls for high priority species and dam operating licenses to allow fish passage. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Solutions, LLC $23,000 Complete the Chesapeake Bay Manure Management Project. The goal of the project is to help stimulate new markets for, and accelerate investment in, innovative technologies that create marketable products from poultry and dairy manure. Agriculture 2010 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $20,000 Partnership support to evaluate the effectiveness of environmental education programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Solutions, LLC $20,000 Secure support for actions that could lead to wider adoption of technologies that convert poultry litter and dairy manure to energy and other byproducts. Agriculture 2011 Chesapeake
Northeast-Midwest Institute $25,000 Support their Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program - keeping Congressional members informed through coordinated briefings and field trips, maintaining a web-based budget database, facilitating discussions to address Mid-Atlantic stormwater issues. Support the work of the Congressional Chesapeake Bay Watershed Task Force. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $40,000 Work on strengthening stormwater standards in the Patuxent River watershed, while also targeting larger pollution sources through compliance action. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $40,000 Comprehensively address and minimize municipal stormwater pollution in Maryland, with a focus on the Patuxent River. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $40,000 Develop cost analysis and fact sheets on the importance of effective stormwater controls at roadways. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $30,000 Leverage their technical and legal expertise to advocate for the strong inclusion of green infrastructure in national and Chesapeake policies. Advocacy 2011 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Solutions, LLC $48,000 Help stimulate new markets for, and accelerate investment in, innovative technologies that create energy and other marketable products from poultry and dairy manure. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $5,000 Support DNR's effort to raise funds through marketing of bottled water. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $25,000 Support the Coalition for Smarter Growth in their Fairfax County Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to use a grassroots organizer to focus new, walkable developments near transit stations and in existing commercial corridors; to reduce land consumption; retrofit stormwater controls; and reduce traffic and pollution. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Oyster Reef Keepers of Virginia, Inc. $16,000 Determine the economic feasibility of watermen producing and planting spat on shell for the market production of oysters on leased grounds in Virginia. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 Support the Shenandoah Valley Network to help communities plan for better growth and development. This is done by increasing capacity of local citizen groups and local governments to adopt good comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances. SVN serves as a resource center for local conservation groups on land use, land protection and transportation issues in 7 Virginia Shenandoah counties. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Oyster Reef Keepers of Virginia, Inc. $10,000 Determine the economic feasibility of watermen producing and planting spat on shell for the market production of oysters on leased grounds in Virginia. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $10,000 Support the Coalition for Smarter Growth and their efforts to push for redevelopment and strong stormwater standards to accommodate Fairfax County's growing population. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund (PA), PA Clean Water Fund $45,000 Support the establishment of a Clean Water Fund office in the PA State Capitol of Harrisburg. This will expand the presence of advocates working on water quality state policy and regulation implementation and enforcement. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $25,000 Support the Shenandoah Valley Network and its work with member organizations to assist local community groups working on land protection, land use and transportation issues in 6 Virginia counties in the northern Shenandoah Valley. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $15,000 Support the Symposium of State Natural Resource Agency Leaders, hosted by Pennsylvania in June 2008. Mr. Paul Hawken served as the keynote speaker, highlighting land resources and climate change. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $25,000 Support for the Coalition for Smarter Growth and their work in Fairfax County, VA, pushing for stronger redevelopment and stormwater standards. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
Parks & People Foundation $20,000 A partnership contribution for a pilot project to demonstrate the viability of using street parks for stormwater management. N/A 2003 Chesapeake