Celebrate Chesapeake Awareness Week Starting Today! Join CLA to Celebrate the Chesapeake Bay #OneChesapeake Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week ~ June 2-10 2018 This week was created in 2016 to mark a time for all of us to acknowledge the great work happening for our local rivers, streams, and Chesapeake Bay. You can find all of […]
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Jackie Guild Resigns as Executive Director of CLA to work with the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis Annapolis, MD The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) announced today that its Executive Director, Jackie Guild, is resigning to take a position as Director of the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis. In making […]
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS; POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Chesapeake Legal Alliance The Chesapeake Legal Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use the law to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. We carry out that mission primarily through a network of volunteer attorneys who provide pro bono legal […]
Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and made public comment regarding the lack of stream monitoring in the proposed […]
CLA recognizes Attorney Abigail Benjamin as December 2017 Volunteer of the Month! Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and […]
We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Legal Intern Program. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.
Since Mary joined CLA in July 2016, she has made tremendous contributions to our success. Mary has helped grow our volunteer attorney network significantly, formed new collaborative partnerships with the communities and organizations of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and facilitated pro bono services for hundreds of clients. Mary spearheaded our work in Pennsylvania and expanded […]
CLA and MRC are also hosting a companion training webinar on July 26 at Noon to teach the basic concepts covered in the guide. See the PRESS RELEASE by clicking here. REGISTER TODAY for the webinar here.
FREE Summer Evening Lectures – brought to you by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Become a Bay Optimist this year! Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center every third Tuesday now through October for an evening of science and lively discussion. This year’s lectures explore environmental success stories, what’s working in conservation around the Chesapeake and how we […]
- Maryland General Assembly Wins April 19, 2021
- CLA Win: Assisting with Passage of Bills Enhancing the Impact of Bay Restoration Funds HB0507 / SB0119 April 19, 2021
- A Clear Win: Codified Transparency April 19, 2021