Richmond, Va. – April 21, 2014 – The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Timmons Group, and SRRN Games are excited to celebrate Earth Day 2014 with the release of their online stormwater game titled “Stormwater Sentries.” The game, created for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and promotes awareness of the environmental impact from stormwater runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. Players take on challenges, complete missions, earn money and work to create a sustainable town designed to reduce stormwater runoff.
Stormwater Sentries was designed to demonstrate the impact our decisions have on our private property to local stream health. The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay wanted to create a fun and engaging experience to educate the community on how to make wiser environmental decisions that improve water quality in nearby streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. The game went live on April 10, 2014 and is available on Facebook ( Stormwater Sentries).
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay incorporates individuals, organizations, businesses and governments to coordinate solutions that promote stewardship and protection of the land, waters and residents of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The Alliance has also developed a program dedicated to these factors, known as Chesapeake RiverWise Communities, which focuses their efforts on increasing green living throughout the area.
About Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay was founded in 1971 to bring individuals organizations, businesses and governments together to inspire local action and stewardship by utilizing innovative programs to benefit the land, water and residents of the Chesapeake Bay. With staff employed in DC, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania focused on urban, suburban and rural settings across the watershed, the Alliance works to involve a wide diversity of people and groups in the restoration effort. Programs are designed to engage local communities, increase the power of citizen stewardship and demonstrate cost-effective methods for conserving forests, restoring streams and controlling stormwater runoff.
About Timmons Group
Timmons Group is a leading provider of GIS solutions including mobile and web applications and data services. We are focused on developing intuitive, enterprise GIS web applications, highly-usable mobile applications and integrated solutions. Timmons Group supports state, private and federal natural resource organizations including forestry, fish and wildlife, and environmental protection / regulatory disciplines. We also offer strategic planning services to help organizations better understand their current strengths and opportunities, and provide them with a RoadMap for maturing their data management capabilities. . For more information about Timmons Group’s geospatial products and services, contact Lowell Ballard at Email Contact or visit www.timmonsgis.com.
About SRRN Games
SRRN Games was founded in 2009, and quickly distinguished itself as a creative, vibrant new studio in the mobile space. Its breakout hit Ash (for iOS devices) garnered the attention of Apple and the critical community, winning the studio numerous accolades and awards. Since then SRRN has continued to distinguish itself with its excellence in design and storytelling, and an unparalleled mastery of the Unity development platform. SRRN Games' partner list includes American Express, Random House, Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Konami, SouthPeak Interactive, Smashing Ideas, and Chillingo.
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