NEWS, RESOURCES, AND OPPORTUNITIES
Hublits Wildlife Grant, Allegheny Group Sierra Club
Applications due May 1
Proposals are sought to help protect animal wildlife and wildlife habitat in Pennsylvania. Preference will be given to proposals that work in partnership with Sierra Club and are aligned with the goals of local PA Sierra Club Groups and require a support letter from the local group. If interested in applying, please contact Joni Hauck, Treasurer of Sierra Club - Lancaster Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org before applying.
Spotlighting Successful Green Teams, Interfaith Partners of the Chesapeake
May 5 at 7 p.m.
Join Interfaith Partners of the Chesapeake to hear stories from green teams that are taking action to care for Creation. You’ll learn from several congregations that are implementing amazing and healing programs and projects to support watershed stewardship and healing of the earth.
Susquehanna Riverlands Mini-Grants, Lancaster Conservancy
Letter of Intent due May 6 by 5 p.m.
The Susquehanna Riverlands Mini-Grant Program provides targeted funding opportunities in the form of small competitive grants, ranging from $2,500 to $15,000, towards projects that advance the mission of the Susquehanna Riverlands Conservation Landscape.
Project Manager Job Opening, Chesapeake Conservancy
Applications due on May 6
Chesapeake Conservancy, a nonprofit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland is seeking a Project Manager to support their geospatial technologies team, the Conservation Innovation Center. Chesapeake Conservancy’s Conservation Innovation Center (CIC) has become a recognized leader in producing data, analyses, and web applications to advance precision conservation and restoration.
Lower Susquehanna Source Water Partnership Meeting, Susquehanna River Basin Commission
May 19 9-12:30 p.m. // Zoom and in-person option
Register by noon on May 16
Registration is now open for the next Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership meeting. Presentation topics include bipartisan infrastructure law with PennVest Executive Director Brion Johnson and how Pennsylvania’s approach to the Bay Phase 3 Watershed Implementation Plan overlaps with source water protection interests and activities with Jill Whitcomb, Chesapeake Bay Office director.
Session Proposals for Chesapeake Watershed Forum, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
June 3 at 11:59 p.m.
Interested in connecting your area of expertise with over 400 restoration and protection practitioners across the watershed? The Alliance is looking for a combination of theme-related sessions that spotlight a case study or introduce new, innovative, and/or hot topics or more in-depth presentations that facilitate discussion and application to activities and organizations at the local level.
MS4orum Save the Date, Stormwater Action Team
June 14 from 8 - 3:30 p.m.
Immerse yourself in valuable stormwater content from stormwater experts and peers! This will be an all-day event that is packed with informational presentations and vendor booths with a stormwater focus. There will be topics appropriate for public works, office staff, and elected officials. Presentations are being picked specifically to help municipalities address MS4 requirements and meet water quality improvement goals. It's a great opportunity to learn and connect.
Sustainable Stormwater BMP Management for Crews Certificate, Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional
June 29 from 9-3 p.m.
Designed for maintenance crews and crew leaders who have not completed the CBLP level 1 training. The training focuses on engagement, interaction, and hands on learning with topics covering managing invasive plants, BMP maintenance tasks, and best plants for BMPs. Scholarships may be awarded. Contact Katie Pinkham at email@example.com with questions.