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24
Feb

Maryland Environmental Trust Protects 2,361 acres in 2013

Protected property along Slaughter Creek, Dorchester County

Protected property along Slaughter Creek, Dorchester County

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) accepted 25 conservation easements last year to protect 2,361 acres of scenic open space, forest and farmland in 15 counties across the State. Most easements were donated to MET in coordination with a local or regional land trust, and will protect the natural, historic and scenic resources on these lands for generations to come. Read more »

12
Feb

DNR Certifies New Clean Marina in Baltimore County

Lee Dregier, past commodore of Crescent Yacht Club,  pictured with Mark O’Mally, Director of DNR Boating Services, and Program Manager Donna Morrow

Lee Dregier, past commodore of Crescent Yacht Club (L), with DNR Boating Services Director Mark O’Malley, and Clean Marina Program Manager Donna Morrow

The Crescent Yacht Club in Essex is the latest Clean Marina certified by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The facility earned the award for its work to prevent pollution and meet regulations for more sustainable operations.    Read more »

5
Feb

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore and Carroll Counties

Photo by Edward Deacon

The State has added 77 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating 148 developmental rights in Baltimore and Carroll counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the funding at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

9
Jan

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore County

Gorgeous scenic view of a barn in a vast field with the sun setting in the backgournd

Mountain Road Barn by Jason Germeroth

The State has added 85 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated three developmental rights in Baltimore County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works yesterday approved funding to preserve the land located in the Piney Run Rural Legacy Area. Read more »

7
Jan

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police arrested several people in Baltimore, on the Eastern Shore and in Western Maryland during the holiday period for conservation law violations. Read more »

9
Oct

MET Celebrates Land Conservation in Baltimore County

Guests at MET Farm to Table dinner at Tyrconnell in Baltimore County

Guests at MET Farm to Table dinner at Tyrconnell in Baltimore County

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) and the Land Trust Alliance celebrated land conservation in Maryland at a Farm to Table dinner last Saturday at Tyrconnell, a MET easement property located on 27 scenic acres overlooking Lake Roland in Baltimore County. More than 100 guests enjoyed a locally-sourced dinner prepared by Waterfront Kitchen Chef Jerry Pellegrino and local wine and beer. Read more »

12
Sep

DNR to Host Trapper Education Class in Baltimore County

Trapper education instructor explaining proper techniques

Trapper education instructor explaining proper techniques

When: Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Gwynnbrook WMA, 3740 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills
Who: Furbearer Trappers
Cost: Free
Contact: Gwynnbrook WMA 410-356-9272
 

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a one-day Trapper Education Class covering basic techniques, with a strong focus on the responsible treatment of animals, ethical trapper behavior, safety, selectivity and legal methods. Read more »

20
Mar

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore and Washington Counties

Piney Run Rural Legacy Easement

Piney Run Rural Legacy Easement

The State has added 63 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating 10 developmental rights in two counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land, located in Baltimore and Washington counties. Read more »

6
Mar

State Preserves Historic Mt. Welcome in Baltimore County

Mt. Welcome house built in in 1750.

Mt. Welcome house built in in 1750.

Mt. Welcome, a National Register historic property in the community of Granite in Baltimore County, will be forever preserved through a conservation easement to be held by the Maryland Environmental Trust  and  Maryland Historical Trust. Read more »

20
Feb

Recreational Projects in Baltimore, Carroll and Somerset Counties to See Enhancements

photo from baltimorecountymd.gov

Recreational projects in Baltimore, Carroll and Somerset counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »