octoraro-native-300x280Octoraro Native Plant Nursery

Octoraro Native Plant Nursery specializes in container-grown mid-Atlantic and Eastern regional native trees and shrubs while maintaining environmentally sustainable practices.

Chesapeake Watershed Initiative

Funded by grants from the Richard King Mellon Foundation and the Steinman Foundation, the Chesapeake Watershed Initiative (CWI) at Franklin & Marshall College studies the legacy of human impacts on floodplains within the Chesapeake Watershed and applies its findings through targeted action focused in Lancaster County, PA. The Initiative spans a wide variety of disciplines to understand the complex relationship between our society and the Chesapeake Watershed.

Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA)

The Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA) is the leading trade association representing Pennsylvania’s $6.8 billion green industry.

alliance-for-the-bayAlliance for the Chesapeake Bay (ACB)

The Alliance’s mission is to lead, support and inspire local action to restore and protect the lands, rivers and streams of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

downloadBusinesses for the Bay (B4B)

Businesses for the Bay is an Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay membership association designed by businesses for businesses to provide a forum where they can make their voices heard, share best practices, facilitate environmental stewardship volunteer opportunities for employees, potentially save money, reach social and sustainability goals, and promote environmental efforts that are important to them, their customers, and their communities.

CCCLC_iconEDITABLEhesapeake Conservation Landscape Council (CCLC)

The Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council is a coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to researching, promoting and educating professionals and the public about conservation landscaping to protect the Chesapeake Bay.

Lancaster County Clean Water Consortium (LCCWC)

The Lancaster County Clean Water Consortium was created to promote, support and sustain the stewardship of land, water and other natural resources in Lancaster County.

Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals (PAEP)

The purpose of the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals is to promote environmental education, research, planning, assessment, review, and management through the formation and operation of a nonpolitical multidisciplinary professional society.

pafpmlPennsylvania Association of Floodplain Managers (PAFPM)

The Pennsylvania Association of State Floodplain Managers serves the purpose of promoting public awareness of integrated floodplain management; encouraging the exchange of ideas and information among individuals and groups concerned with floodplain management; and to keep these groups well informed of pending floodplain management legislation, regulation, and related matters in order to advance the effective implementation of floodplain management.

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society (PNPS)

The Pennsylvania Native Plant Society advocates conservation of native plants and their habitats and promotes the increased use of native plants in the landscape.

prps-logo-medPennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) 

The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) is the principal state organization promoting quality recreation and park training, networking, and leadership opportunities for those working and volunteering in the field.

psac-logoPenn State Ag Council (PSAC) 

The Penn State Ag Council is comprised of organizations, groups, and businesses that represent a strategic agricultural or related interest in Pennsylvania.

psats-logoPennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS)

The Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors is committed to preserving and strengthening township government by lobbying state and federal lawmakers and educating and informing its members through workshops, an annual conference and trade show, and award-winning publications.

sustainable-business-networkSustainable Business Network (SBN)

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia challenges and supports the business community to build profitable enterprises that serve community needs, share wealth, and protect the environment by being an effective resource for dynamic, independent, locally-owned businesses.