Richmond and Petersburg Churches and Parks Will Add Trees Under Expanded Planting Movement
December 15, 2022
Building on seven years of efforts in Central Virginia to plant trees at churches and community spaces, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and partners will remove pavement, install conservation practices, and plant hundreds of trees in Richmond and Petersburg under a new grant.
5-Millionth Tree Marks Milestone for Pennsylvania
November 10, 2022
Trees provide a plethora of benefits to waterways, farms, economies, and people. That makes them a powerful tool as Pennsylvania works to accelerate progress toward its clean water commitments.
Let Leaves Be: Hibernation Season Is Near!
November 3, 2022
Letting fallen leaves stay on the ground provides a plethora of benefits to water quality and wildlife, including winter cover for butterflies, bees, and other beneficial pollinators.
Baltimore's Heat Islands Are a Problem, but New Tree Planting Efforts Could Help
July 14, 2022
The state's urban tree planting program presents an opportunity to deal with sweltering heat in the city.
Brotherly Love for Trees
July 12, 2022
Community activist Kiasha Huling finds trees are some of the best tools to combat Philadelphia's harmful 'heat islands'.
Skies Clear in Pennsylvania as Volunteers Plant Thousands of Trees
June 8, 2022
Undampened spirit of volunteers and CBF staff quickly turn Keith Campbell Day of Service into 'Days' of service.
Living Memorial to Victims of Violence and Pandemic to Take Root in the City of Harrisburg
May 18, 2022
Trees to benefit the landscape and remember those lost to the pandemic, violence, and other causes will take root as a living memorial in the City of Harrisburg on Memorial Day weekend.
CBF and Stone Independent School Will Plant over 2,000 Trees in Lancaster, York Counties Saturday
May 4, 2022
Saturday will be another day of big doings for planting trees in Lancaster and York counties, and for a private Lancaster school and the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership making it happen.
Volunteers Needed for Major Earth Day Tree Planting in Frederick County
April 19, 2022
Get your hands dirty, help improve water quality, and leave a lasting mark on the landscape this Earth Day by helping Chesapeake Bay Foundation staff plant hundreds of trees on April 22 or April 23.
Saving the Bay from Space
April 15, 2022
With half a million new trees slated to take root in Pennsylvania over the next few months, the Keystone Ten Million Trees Partnership is getting help from landowners on the ground—and satellites in space.
Planting Trees, Building Community, Saving the Bay
March 31, 2022
Recent CBF intern Marina McCaney reflects on the trees she planted, the passionate people she met, and what she learned about saving the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia Tree Cover Could Grow Under Legislation
February 4, 2022
Legislation in the Virginia General Assembly would broaden the authority of localities across Virginia to increase their tree canopies. Current law allows local tree programs to help replace or preserve some of the trees that would otherwise be lost to development, but only in some parts of the Commonwealth.
Full Attention on Halfmoon Creek
February 4, 2022
CBF and partners create a unique watershed restoration plan.
Love Deer? Plant a Tree
November 22, 2021
Hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in Pennsylvania are finding many benefits in streamside forests.
Trees Help Beat City Heat
November 8, 2021
Mira Lloyd Dock Award recipient Kiasha Huling plants trees to cool the 'heat island' effect in Philadelphia.
Planting a 'Magical Seed'
November 8, 2021
Mira Lloyd Dock Award recipient Shauna Yorty is growing community connections in a Lancaster neighborhood.
Six Things You Didn't Know About Trees
October 20, 2021
While many people can make general statements on their importance, there are multitudes of fascinating facts about trees that you may not know. We compiled a few of our favorites here.
Volunteers Needed for Tree Plantings in Maryland This Month
October 13, 2021
CBF is hosting three tree plantings in October to help bolster shorelines and reduce Bay pollution. Volunteers are invited to planting events across Maryland to bolster shorelines along streams.
Southside Richmond Residents Eligible for Free Trees in October Giveaway
October 11, 2021
Southside Richmond residents this October can receive two free native trees or shrubs to plant at home as part of a major initiative to increase tree cover under the Greening Southside Richmond project.
Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership Enters Fourth Fall Season
September 30, 2021
This fall, the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership members will have planted roughly 65,500 native trees. By the end of this year, committed and resilient partners will have planted about 200,000 trees amid lingering pandemic limitations.
Call for Nominations: Mira Lloyd Dock Award Recognizes Conservation and Urban Beautification Work
August 26, 2021
The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is accepting nominations for the second annual Mira Lloyd Dock Partnership Diversity Award, given for conservation work in under-represented communities in Pennsylvania.
Pitching in for the Next Generation of Trees at the Augusta Forestry Center
August 24, 2021
The James River Buffer Program will require hundreds of thousands of tree seedlings to meet established goals for improving water quality and soil health.
Maryland’s 5 Million Tree Program Will Help Protect the Shore
July 7, 2021
Climate change is a pressing threat to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Planting trees is a cost-effective way to help insulate communities against climate change and mitigate its more devastating effects.
CBF Student Leaders Continue to Carry the Torch
May 11, 2021
A newly created Chesapeake Bay Club brings the spirit of CBF's Student Leadership program into college.
Students to Maryland Legislators: We Need Climate Solutions Now!
February 3, 2021
CBF Student Leaders from across the state spoke up about the need for strong climate legislation.
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