The Maryland Environmental Trust is seeking nominations for Maryland land trusts and individuals that have demonstrated innovative and outstanding work in land conservation. These recognitions are given annually through the trust’s Janice Hollmann Grants and the Aileen Hughes Award.
Posts Tagged ‘Conservation Easement’
The Maryland Environmental Trust praises a bipartisan congressional vote that makes permanent a federal tax incentive supporting land conservation.
A new conservation easement permanently protected 62 acres of important farmland in Kennedyville from development. The Fry Gifford family gifted the conservation easement on St. Brigid’s Farm to the Maryland Environmental Trust and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy.
Maryland Environmental Trust Conserves 30 Acres A new conservation easement totaling 30.2 acres will permanently protect important farmland in Westover, located in Somerset County. Landowner Frederick Howard donated the easement to the Maryland Environmental Trust to safeguard its resources and his family’s legacy.
The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) transferred an 18-acre property to Baltimore County for low impact recreational use as part of Robert E. Lee Park. In turn, the county has agreed to place a conservation easement on the property to ensure that it will not be developed, and will continue to provide plant and wildlife habitat, Read the Rest…
The State permanently preserved 52 acres of woodland, eliminating one developmental right, through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement in the Gunpowder Falls Rural Legacy Area at today’s meeting in Annapolis.
The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) has partnered with the Conservancy for Charles County and the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union to protect 65 acres on Bryans Road through a conservation easement. The donation will prevent development and permanently protect the flora and fauna on the property, which is located within the viewshed of Read the Rest…
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 Read the Rest…
The Maryland Environmental Trust accepted three conservation easements in 2013 that will permanently protect 36 total acres of important forestland, wildlife habitat, and scenic views, in Garrett, Washington and Frederick counties.
The Maryland Environmental Trust accepted three conservation easements in 2013 that will permanently protect 211 total acres of important woodland, and scenic views along public roads, in St. Mary’s and Charles counties.