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17
Oct

Conservation Easement Preserves 167 Acres in Washington and Wicomico Counties

State Satisfies MOU, protecting 3,285 acres since 2009

Photo by Timothy Shelton

The State has permanently preserved 167 acres of streamside forests, natural areas and wetlands in Washington and Wicomico counties. Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and the Board of Public Works approved the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) easement at today’s meeting in Annapolis.

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19
Sep

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 work toward restoring the Chesapeake Bay,” said Governor O’Malley. “This easement will conserve vital forestland that will forever provide natural buffers to filter polluted runoff before it reaches Conococheague Creek.” Read more »