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Posts tagged ‘Local Recreation’

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

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 »

3
Apr

National Park Service Approves Maryland’s Land Preservation and Recreation Plan

Qualifies State for Federal Land Acquisition Funding

The National Park Service has approved Maryland’s five-year Land Preservation and Recreation Plan, allowing the State to move forward with a variety of projects that will enhance recreation areas and services on public lands, and protect natural resources and open space. Developed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with federal, State, county and local officials, and stakeholders and citizens, the plan’s approval qualifies the State to receive land acquisition money through the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. Read more »

5
Mar

Recreation Areas in Prince George’s and Washington Counties to See Enhancements

A couple hiking alond a dirt trail in the woods

Photo By Stephen Badger

Recreation areas in Prince George’s and Washington counties will soon receive funding for upgrades 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 »

19
Feb

Recreation Areas in Montgomery and Washington Counties to See Enhancements

New, brightly colored playgroundRecreation areas in Montgomery and Washington counties will soon receive funding for upgrades 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 »

5
Feb

Recreation Areas throughout Maryland to See Enhancements

Recreational areas in Calvert, Frederick, Prince George’s and Washington counties will soon receive funding for upgrades 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 »

27
Jan

DNR Seeking Public Input on Proposed Recreation Plan for State Lands

kayaker wearing lifejacket

Photo Credit: Kent Carlson

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on the final draft of the Land Preservation and Recreation Plan, developed to enhance recreation areas and services on State lands. The plan was devised using public input gathered during a random telephone survey, an online survey and through four regional stakeholder meetings.    Read more »

9
Jan

Recreation Areas in Carroll, Frederick and Garrett Counties to See Enhancements

People biking a trail in the fall Recreational areas in Carroll, Frederick and Garrett counties will soon receive funding for upgrades through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at yesterday’s meeting in Annapolis.  Read more »

5
Dec

Recreation Areas in Baltimore and Montgomery Counties to See Enhancements

biking newRecreational areas in Baltimore and Montgomery counties will soon receive funding for upgrades through Program Open Space. Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at Wednesday’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

20
Nov

Recreation Areas in Calvert, Washington and Worcester Counties to See Enhancements

A Disc Golf Course similar to the one located at John Walter Smith Park

Disc Golf Course

Recreational areas in Calvert, Washington and Worcester counties will soon receive funding for upgrades 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 »