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Posts tagged ‘Board of Public Works’

3
Jul

Maryland Adds 206 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Anne Arundel County

Rustic Serenity by Amy Berbert of a beautiful, golden farm property.

Rustic Serenity by Amy Berbert

The State permanently preserved 206 acres of woodland and farmland, eliminating 12 developmental rights in Anne Arundel County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements at yesterday’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

20
Jun

Maryland Adds 228 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Charles and Washington Counties

Open farm field with a colorful hot air balloon floating above. Photo by John K. Hatley

Photo by John K. Hatley

The State permanently preserved 228 acres of farmland, eliminating 50 developmental rights, in Charles and Washington counties through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements at Wednesday’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

18
Jun

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Carroll, Washington and Wicomico Counties

Bike riders enjoying a trail Maryland families will continue to benefit from Maryland’s signature Program Open Space with this week’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades in Carroll, Washington and Wicomico counties.  Read more »

21
May

Garrett County State Parks and Forests Trail Project Moves Forward

Mountain bikers overlooking a cliff amongst the coloful fall leavesThe Board of Public Works approved the development of new natural surface trails on State lands in Garrett County at its May 14 meeting in Annapolis. When all phases are complete, the project will provide more than 30 miles of new trails coursing through and linking Deep Creek Lake, Herrington Manor and Swallow Falls State Parks, and Garrett State Forest. Read more »

14
May

Maryland Adds 111 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Washington County

Photo: Farm by Chuck Aaron

The State today permanently preserved approximately 111 acres of farmland, eliminating seven developmental rights, in Washington County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement on the Payne-Holder property at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

14
May

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Carroll, Garrett, Howard, Talbot and Washington Counties

Young boy playing soccer

Photo By Tammy McCorkle

Maryland families will continue to benefit from Maryland’s signature Program Open Space with this week’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades in Carroll, Garrett, Howard, Talbot and Washington counties.  Read more »

30
Apr

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Garrett, Somerset and Washington Counties

two young boys playing on monkey barsMaryland families will continue to benefit from Maryland’s signature Program Open Space with this week’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades in Garrett, Somerset and Washington counties. Read more »

16
Apr

State Approves Recreation Upgrades for Park in Garrett County

Children walking along a path on a sunny day Garrett County families will benefit from Maryland’s signature Program Open Space with today’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades to Eastern Garrett Park.

“Through Program Open Space, in coordination with our local partners, we continue to improve existing recreation areas, ensuring they remain safe and well-maintained, and meet the changing needs of our local communities,” said Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, who presided over the meeting. Read more »

4
Apr

Maryland Adds 188 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Talbot County

The newly conserved land is home to the threatened Delmarva fox squirrel.

The State this week conserved 188 acres through the Rural Legacy Program, eliminating six developmental rights to permanently protect farm and forest lands in Talbot County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement on the Price property at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

4
Apr

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Garrett, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties

More than 1,300 local Program Open Space projects have been funded under O’Malley-Brown Administration

Maryland families will continue to benefit from Maryland’s signature Program Open Space with this week’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades in Garrett, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. Read more »