The Blue Ridge Mountains: A friend at risk By Larry Malone (published in Nov. 2022 edition of Loudon Now) Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains and other conservation groups have grave concerns about the inadequate protections for the Blue Ridge Mountains provided by Loudoun’s current draft of a new zoning ordinance A Challenge We challenge you […]
Chesapeake Legal Alliance on behalf of its clients, ShoreRivers and Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth, recently announced an agreement to settle a lawsuit against Valley Proteins, LLC for ongoing water pollution violations at its facility on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The post CLA Makes Waves with Valley Proteins Win appeared first on The Downstream Project.
Working for a Sustainable Future A community comes together to protect their valuable natural resources and rural way of life from encroaching industrial development. The post Downstream Video: Jefferson County Vision appeared first on The Downstream Project.
The Mainstem Network is a destination for all WDC members, technical service providers, funders and supporters to connect digitally to discuss all components of community water monitoring with the goal of delivering data that sparks action. Learn More here… The post Water Data Collaborative launches the Mainstem Network appeared first on The Downstream Project.
The Downstream Project teamed up with Steamboat Run Community Organization (Than Hitt) and Potomac Valley Audubon (KC Walters) to produce a brief video on a prescribed burn in the Steamboat Run meadow near Shpherdstown, WV. On February 20th Shepherdstown area residents gathered in the Steamboat Run meadow to witness the expertise of James Remuzzi and […]
Lucas Stephens of the Internet of Water hosts a Webinar on Water Reporter with presenter John Dawes of the Commons. The post Webinar on Water Reporter by the Internet of Water appeared first on The Downstream Project.
The Commons is partnering with the Potomac Riverkeeper Network and the Downstream Project to help enact the Shenandoah Watershed Compact, a shared vision for a clean, healthy river. Learn about how they are developing a watershed map with real-time monitoring data to support water quality advocacy with state environmental agencies. Presenters include John Dawes of […]
In 2021 we announced our partnership with The Commons and the Water Data Collaborative in a pilot project called Water Watch to support citizen science water monitoring programs in the Shenandoah Valley. The post Looking back upstream: 2021 Milestones appeared first on The Downstream Project.
Your leadership in Clarke County has been unmatched and your contributions to the Clarke County Easement Authority over the last 18 years, including as Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer, have resulted in 8,600 acres being placed under easement. The post Downstream’s Founder George Ohrstrom Receives 2021 Heritage Hero Award appeared first on The Downstream Project.
The Downstream Project was selected to re-design the Website for the Capital Region Land Conservancy (CRLC), headquartered in and serving the greater Richmond, VA area. CRLC is the first group from this region of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to join the growing Downstream Network of water and land conservancies. The new Website was launched on […]
- Capital Region Land Conservancy
- Clarke County Virginia Conservation Easement Authority
- Conserve Spout Run
- Elks Run Watershed Coalition
- Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains
- Friends of the Shenandoah River
- Goose Creek Association
- Sleepy Creek Watershed Association
- The Downstream Project
- Whitescarver Natural Resources Management
Recent Network Posts
- Hope and Healing: Reflections and Pictures 2022
- The Blue Ridge Mountains: A friend at risk
- The Blue Ridge Mountains: A friend at risk – published in Loudoun Now November 2022
- Letter to the Editor, published in Loudoun Now, November 4, 2022
- 2022 MWEE (Meaningful Watershed Environmental Education ) Warrenton Middle School