A committee of state legislators is meeting right now to finalize the budget. Please ask the members of this committee to support sufficient funding for land conservation and agricultural best management practices, like stream livestock exclusion and native tree planting. In order to meet the state’s 2025 water quality goals, there must be funding in place to get this work done.
Retired soil scientist, farmer, and author Bobby Whitescarver sums up his take on the value of streamside buffers quite simply: “Fish live on trees.”
We are incredibly excited to share that Bobby Whitescarver, the award-winning writer, conservationist, farmer and founding Alliance Board Member has published a new book.
The last week of December 2018 is a date third generation farmer, Dee Hockman, is not likely to forget anytime soon.
When Emily Warner, senior director of land conservation with Potomac Conservancy, first visited Bear Garden, she knew the 270-acre property was a great candidate for permanent land protection.