Category: Riverkeeper Advocacy

September 22, 2021

Bay Loving Landscape Campaign

This weekend, we are launching a Bay Loving Landscapes Campaign. Learn about the 40% rebate for native plants here. Below is a list of resources to help homeowners replace portions […]

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February 18, 2020

Use Your Voice To Protect Our Rivers

In the 2020 legislative session, Arundel Rivers is working on 6 bills (so far!). Please help us pass these bills by contacting your local representative. To send a letter or […]

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January 13, 2020

Senator Van Hollen Wants EPA to Enforce Pollution Targets

Senator Van Hollen put out this statement in response to EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Director Dana Aunkst calling Bay pollution targets as “aspirational” and not “enforceable”. For Immediate Release January […]

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January 7, 2020

Not Just An “Aspiration”

Remember that huge algae bloom that ravaged Anne Arundel County rivers over the holiday break? On Friday afternoon, the head of EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program, Dana Aunkst, gave us to […]

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January 3, 2020

Glebe Heights Public Meeting

On December 30, 2019, Jesse Iliff, South RiverKeeper, visited the Edgewater library for a public hearing on a proposed development along Glebe Heights Drive. Given the timing between holidays, I […]

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November 22, 2019

Forest Conservation ACT PASSED!

Thank You County Council Members for Protecting Our Local Forests! Just over two months ago, the Federation jumped right into the thick of the fight for our County’s forests when […]

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October 7, 2019

Voters want Forest Bill

POLL SHOWS ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY VOTERS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT PROPOSED FOREST CONSERVATION ACT ON EVE OF RALLY  Reveals Strong Support for Stronger Forest Conservation and Concern over Tree Loss Edgewater, Md. […]

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October 4, 2019

Stop the Bulldozers and Save the Trees Monday, Oct 7th at 6pm

  By every conceivable measure, Anne Arundel County leads Maryland in forest loss. And the numbers are staggering. “Since 2010, Anne Arundel County has lost 2,840 acres of forest to development.” Forests are […]

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February 7, 2019

Advocating for Cleaner Waters

In the 2019 General Assembly, Arundel Rivers is advocating for legislation that will deliver clean water to the South, West, and Rhode Rivers and Herring Bay. Specifically, we are working […]

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July 20, 2018

County to Purchase Turtle Run Land

Anne Arundel County to purchase land saved from development by West & Rhode Riverkeeper, SACReD, CBF and Churchton Residents, all for passive recreational use! The advocacy efforts of West/Rhode Riverkeeper are […]

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