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Harford County Woodland Protected by Conservation Easement

61-Acre Monk’s Creek Property Preserved in Perpetuity A scenic Harford County property has been permanently protected under a conservation easement between the Harford Land Trust and Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Harford Land Trust gifted the easement on the 61-acre woodland to ensure the protection of its unique ecological  Read the Rest…


Maryland Land Conservation Conference Focused on Future

Annual Event Unites Multitude of Stewardship Partners The Maryland Environmental Trust recently welcomed more than 140 people from 83 organizations – land trusts, conservancies, governmental organizations, heritage organizations, members of the agricultural community and other partners – to its 2018 Maryland Land Conservation Conference.  The event, held May 17 at the Maritime Conference Center in  Read the Rest…


First Lady Yumi Hogan Celebrates Keep Maryland Beautiful; Launches New Anti-Litter Ad Campaign

State awards nearly $2 million to support community clean-up and beautification First Lady Yumi Hogan highlighted first-year accomplishments and launched a new transit advertising campaign for the Keep Maryland Beautiful program in a ceremony held at the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Back Creek Nature Park Campus. Officials also announced awards of nearly $2 million to support  Read the Rest…


Maryland Environmental Trust Offers Volunteer Training April 17

Conservation Training Opportunity The Maryland Environmental Trust is offering a one-day volunteer training session for individuals interested in helping to monitor state conservation easements. The training session will be held 6 to 8 p.m. April 17 at Maryland Environmental Trust at 100 Community Place, Conference Room A, Crownsville. The trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources,  Read the Rest…


Maryland Land Conservation Conference Set for May

The Maryland Environmental Trust is hosting the Maryland Land Conservation Conference May 17 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum. The annual conference brings together partners and stakeholders from agriculture, community and local government, conservancies, heritage organizations, land trusts and more for a comprehensive discussion about the future of land conservation in Maryland the broader mid-Atlantic region.


Maryland Environmental Trust Offers Volunteer Training March 3

Opportunity to Get Directly Involved in Conservation The Maryland Environmental Trust is offering a one-day volunteer training session for individuals interested in helping to monitor conservation easement properties. The training session will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 3 at Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville. The Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit  Read the Rest…



Five Conservation Easements Protect 337 Acres in Baltimore County

Maryland Environmental Trust Accept Multiple Land Donations The Maryland Environmental Trust accepted donations of five conservation easements in Baltimore County in December 2017 that permanently protect 337 acres of farm, forest, historic and scenic lands. “We are grateful for the opportunity to work with these forward-thinking landowners and our local community partners to help them achieve  Read the Rest…


Partners Preserve 104 Acres in Harford County

Otter Creek Preserve Protected Forever The Maryland Environmental Trust partnered with the Harford Land Trust to permanently protect a 104-acre woodland tract in Edgewood. The land trust gifted the conservation easement to ensure the area’s rich ecological resources and scenic land along Willoughby Beach Road were safeguarded for the benefit of future generations.


Maryland Environmental Trust Protects Historic Cecil County Land

Winery Donates 347-Acre Conservation Easement The Maryland Environmental Trust and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy permanently protected 347 acres of Cecil County farmland and forestland along Route 213, the Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway. Chateau Bu-De donated a conservation easement to protect the land surrounding its winery. The newly protected land was once part of  Read the Rest…


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AccessDNR August 2018

The August 2018 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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