Easton, MD. (November 6, 2017)
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Chester River Association and Sassafras River Association will hold a public event to officially announce the planned merger of their three organizations to form ShoreRivers, a nonprofit dedicated to healthy waterways across Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
The new organization’s mission is to protect and restore Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education. ShoreRivers will include four Waterkeeper programs: Chester Riverkeeper, Choptank Riverkeeper, Miles-Wye Riverkeeper and Sassafras Riverkeeper.
The launch event will be held at the new ShoreRivers headquarters at 10:30am on November 17, 2017 at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center, 114 S Washington Street, Suite 301, Easton, MD. The event will feature a ribbon cutting and remarks from dignitaries. Visuals will include the Choptank Riverkeeper boat and water quality monitoring equipment displays.
ShoreRivers protects and restores Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education. We work collaboratively with our community yet maintain an uncompromising voice for clean rivers and the living resources they support. Learn more at www.shorerivers.org.
On their Web page it says “Beginning January 1, 2018, ShoreRivers will be a strong clean water voice for Maryland’s Eastern Shore as we work with our communities for healthy waterways.”