River News

Wild & Scenic Film Festival has Blockbuster Year

The 2017 Wild & Scenic Film Festival broke records for attendance and fundraising. We sold over 270 tickets and had great success with our Silent Auction and River of Giving. Thanks to the support of festivalgoers and event sponsors, we made a profit of an...

Greensboro Tree Initiative Completes Fall Tree Planting

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and the Town of Greensboro have formed a partnership to develop and implement the Greensboro Tree Initiative. Freezing fall temperatures could not stop MRC and over 20 volunteers from planting 32 native trees on public land in...

MRC Pumpout Boat Tops Last Year’s “Pump Don’t Dump” Season

In spring 2016, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC), with funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with the Clean Vessel Act administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, purchased a 22’ Pump Kleen® pumpout boat for the Miles...

MRC Receives Major Grant for Agricultural Conservation

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) was recently awarded a grant of $451,960 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund to create a regional program that advances the implementation of conservation drainage practices and...

Ride for Clean Rivers Breaks Record – Tops $60,000

On Sunday, September 17, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) hosted hundreds of cyclists from across the region who converged at Chesapeake College to experience firsthand the Midshore’s natural beauty during the 13th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers. Close to 400...

Kristan Droter Joins MRC as Development and Event Coordinator

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) is pleased to announce that Kristan Droter has been hired as Development and Event Coordinator. Droter has a strong background in management, finance, sales and marketing. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with...

MRC & Oakland View Farms Win U.S. Sustainability Award

        Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and Oakland View Farms in Ridgely, Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay, were recently awarded the national Outstanding Achievement in Community Partnerships by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy for...

Upcoming Events

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    October 27, 2017 - December 31, 2018
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