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Chesapeake Media Services Inc $75,000 General support for in-depth environmental reporting that reaches approximately 5 million people each month through a suite of products and services that includes the Chesapeake Bay Journal, Chesapeake Bay Journeys, Bay Journal News Service, and the Midday on the Bay radio program with WYPR. Baywide, Communications, Water Quality 2012 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $20,000 Educate policymakers about the risks and benefits that nutrient trading may offer as a pollution reduction strategy in the Chesapeake Bay. Provide messaging, editorial and communication services to a coalition of advocates and researchers that is focused on identifying the critical issues that should be considered by policymakers as they move to implementing a formalized nutrient trading system. Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $60,000 Increase citizen involvement and raise awareness on land use issues and their impact on local govenrments. ESLC serves Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne Land Use, WIP 2012 Chesapeake
James River Association $60,000 Protect and restore the James River watershed by ensuring that adequate water quality regulations are developed at the state level and incorporated into local development codes. JRA identifies root causes of pollution in the watershed and implements solutions to reduce or eliminate their negative impacts. Advocacy, Nutrients, Stormwater 2012 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $40,000 Develop policy solutions and build strong coalitions to advance a suite of proposals for cleaner water and sustainable growth. Lead the Maryland Choose Clean Water Coalition and legislative, regulatory, and local policy work needed to ensure cleaner local waters and a cleaner Chesapeake Bay. Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2012 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Work on the successful implementation of new policy measures to reduce stormwater pollution to the Anacostia River. Work with state and county agencies, while continuing to conduct a public campaign to build support for these policies, namely the Prince George's County Healthy Communities Campaign. Advocacy, Stormwater 2012 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $50,000 The second phase of the Capacity Building Initiative was launched in September 2011. The initiative is now fully engaged in a comprehensive suite of strategies focused on building grassroots capacity and power among watershed groups to implement local WIPs. Advocacy, Capacity, Nutrients, Political Will 2012 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $25,000 The Watershed Stewards Academy mission is to identify, train and support community leaders, called Advocacy, Stormwater 2012 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $50,000 Engage Jewish, Protestant, and Catholic congregations and people of faith in Bay advocacy Political Will 2012 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $15,000 The Anacostia Riverkeeper uses research, advocacy and enforcement actions to help restore and protect the health of the Anacostia River, its watershed, and its inhabitants. Keepers 2012 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $29,000 The Assateague Coastkeeper promotes and encourages the protection of the health, productivity, and sustainability of the coastal bays watershed of Delmarva through advocacy, education and conservation. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Chester River Association $31,000 The Chester Riverkeeper works with farmers, homewoners, and local governfments to promote and support exemplary stewardship of land and water resources contributing to the health of the Chester River. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $38,000 Using litigation, advocacy, and outreach to community leaders and farmers, serve as the eyes and ears of the Choptank River and its local waterways. Keepers 2012 Chesapeake
Sierra Club Foundation $10,000 Provide an independent evaluation of the Maryland Department of the Environment N/A 2012 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $32,000 Serve as an advocate for the Gunpowder watershed, getting involved in baseline monitoring, environmental outreach and litigation, (when necessary) to abate pollution and champion regulatory reform within the Gunpowder Watershed. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $50,000 Serve as the advocacy voice for the Lower Susquehanna River watershed, specifically focusing on dam sediment, Marcellus Shale drilling, nutrient trading and 303d listings. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $35,000 Using litigation, advocacy, and outreach to community leaders and farmers, serve as the eyes and ears of the Miles and Wye Rivers and their local waterways. Fisheries, Land Use 2012 Chesapeake
EarthReports, Inc. $33,000 The Patuxent Riverkeeper uses strategic advocacy, restoration and education to conserve, protect and replenish Maryland Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc. $50,000 As part of a team working under a 3-year USDA Conservation Innovation Grant, demonstrate innovative technologies that convert excess animal manure into a usable form of energy (heat, electricity) on farms in nutrient hot spots of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in four states. Agriculture, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $40,000 Stop pollution and restore clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and their tributaries through enforcement and community engagement. Increase public awareness, promote community action, and enforce the law to achieve healthy rivers. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Climate Action Network $12,500 Research and promote the best information and science available concerning the connection between poultry farming and climate change in Maryland, as well as promote potential "best practices" for converting poultry litter into energy. Provide fact sheets, web pages, and other information as needed by the broad coalition of groups seeking to address solutions to the excessive buildup of poultry waste in the Chesapeake Bay watershed without generating any net increase in greenhouse gases. Agriculture 2012 Chesapeake
Sassafras River Association $29,000 Serve as the eyes and ears of the Sassafras River. Engage local residents as the public face of the Sassafras River Association. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association, Chester River Association $20,000 The Chesapeake Rivers Association sponsors the Severn Riverkeeper Program whose mission is to protect and restore the Severn River. Keepers 2012 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $30,000 The Shenandoah Riverkeeper works to stop pollution and restore clean water in the Shenandoah River and its tributaries through enforcement and community engagement. This is done by increasing public awareness, promoting community action, and enforcing the law. Land Use, Political Will 2012 Chesapeake
South River Federation Inc $44,000 Continue to collect high quality monitoring data and use a variety of media to highlight the health of the South River and make that information accessible to the public. Collaborate with partners and decision makers on meeting pollution limit obligations. Keepers, Nutrients 2012 Chesapeake