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Local Leadership

While watershed-wide partnerships help coordinate and catalyze conservation efforts, implementation of these efforts happens at the local level. Indeed, local government officials are key partners in our work. By engaging and empowering these officials, we will leverage more resources and ensure better outcomes in the implementation of economic and policy incentives that will support local conservation work.

Outcome(s)

Local Leadership Continually increase the knowledge and capacity of local officials on issues related to water resources and in the implementation of economic and policy incentives that will support local conservation actions.

Lead Goal Implementation Team(s)

Enhance Partnering, Leadership and Management Goal Implementation Team (GIT 6)

Partner Goal Implementation Team(s)

Fostering Chesapeake Stewardship Goal Implementation Team (GIT 5)

Participating Partners

State of Delaware
District of Columbia
State of Maryland
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Commission
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
State of West Virginia

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Contact(s)

Reggie Parrish, Urban Lands Specialist
(410) 267-5772
410 Severn Avenue
Suite 112
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
parrish.reginald@epa.gov

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