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Governor O’Malley Names Jodi O’Day Chesapeake Bay Ambassador for 30-year Contribution to Land Conservation

On November 6, Governor Martin O’Malley named Jodi R. O’Day Chesapeake Bay Ambassador in recognition of her work in land conservation. The honor comes as O’Day, a vice-president and regional counsel of The Conservation Fund, marks three decades of work to advance Maryland’s land conservation programs and environmental protection. The Maryland Governor awards the Ambassador on a case-by-case basis  Read the Rest…

MET Hosts Meeting for Maryland Land Trusts

On November 19, the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) hosted a roundtable luncheon at the Baltimore County Agricultural Center for local and regional land trust representatives and others interested in discussing land conservation issues. This event was the first in a series of quarterly roundtable discussions top be hosted by MET and featured guest speaker, Andy  Read the Rest…

Conservation Easement Preserves 17 Acres in Washington County

The State has permanently preserved 17 acres of forests, natural areas and wetlands along Conococheague Creek in Washington County. Governor Martin O’Malley and Board of Public Works approved the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) easement on the Salgado property in Clear Spring, at today’s meeting in Annapolis.  “By protecting this land we are continuing to  Read the Rest…

DNR Dedicates Fred W. Besley Demonstration Forest

To honor Maryland’s first State forester, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officially dedicated the Fred W. Besley Demonstration Forest in Dorchester County on April 20. The ceremony, held in Linkwood, recognized Besley for his influence on the future of forestry conservation. “As Maryland’s first State Forester, Fred Besley built a legacy of conservation and sustainable  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR September 2016
The September 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.