Program and Committee Announcements

Press releases, announcements, and other notable updates are listed below.

March 29, 2024: The York River Stewardship Committee is seeking assistance with communications and branding. Details are in the Request for Qualifications.

February 1, 2024: The York River Stewardship Committee is excited to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) and an accompanying Application Form for its newly created York River Watershed Grants ProgramREAD MORE

October 2023: The Stewardship Committee selected Jennifer Hunter as its York River Watershed Program Coordinator. READ MORE

June 2023: On June 1, Congresswoman Pingree joined the York River Study Committee, York River watershed community members, National Park Service representatives, Friends of the York River, town officials, representatives for Senator King and Senator Collins, and others to celebrate designation of the York River into the national Wild and Scenic Rivers Program. READ MORE

December 2022: Designation accomplished! Congress authorized designation of York River into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System on December 23, 2022. The designation authorization was included in the omnibus government spending bill that was passed by Congress and signed by President Biden on December 29, 2022 (Public Law No. 117-328). READ MORE