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19
Mar

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Washington County

The Rural Legacy Program continues to protect beautiful farmlands statewide. Photo by Frank Tiralla III.

The Rural Legacy Program continues to protect beautiful farmlands statewide. Photo by Frank Tiralla III.

The State has added more than 200 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating nine developmental rights in Washington County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the funding at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

5
Feb

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore and Carroll Counties

Photo by Edward Deacon

The State has added 77 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating 148 developmental rights in Baltimore and Carroll counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the funding at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

9
Jan

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore County

Gorgeous scenic view of a barn in a vast field with the sun setting in the backgournd

Mountain Road Barn by Jason Germeroth

The State has added 85 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated three developmental rights in Baltimore County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works yesterday approved funding to preserve the land located in the Piney Run Rural Legacy Area. Read more »

20
Nov

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Carroll, St. Mary’s, Wicomico and Worcester Counties

Landscape of Trees. Photo By Avi Bender

Photo By Avi Bender

The State has added 1,088 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated 124 developmental rights in four counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land located in Carroll, St. Mary’s, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Read more »

16
Oct

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Carroll County

Photo by Chuck Aaron

Photo by Chuck Aaron

The State has added 100 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated several developmental rights in Carroll County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land located in the Little Pipe Creek Rural Legacy Area.

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18
Sep

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Harford County

scenic farmThe State has added 176 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated 15 developmental rights in Harford County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land locate in the Deer Creek Rural Legacy Area. Read more »

21
Aug

Rural Legacy Program Awards $13.5 Million to Protect Maryland Landscapes

Open farmland

Open farmland by Ed Liske

BPW approves easements in Charles and Worcester counties

The Rural Legacy Program will receive $13.5 million in Fiscal Year 2014 grants to permanently preserve working farms and important lands throughout Maryland. These grants fund conservation easements to protect air and water quality, wildlife habitat and farming communities. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the funding at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

3
Jul

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Worcester and Allegany Counties

Open farmland

Photo by Ed Liske

The State has added 248 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated 24 developmental rights in two counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land located in Worcester and Allegany counties. Read more »

16
May

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Washington County

Photo by Tammy McCorkle

Photo by Tammy McCorkle

The State has added 150 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated eight developmental rights in Washington County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding to preserve the land on May 15. Read more »

20
Mar

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Baltimore and Washington Counties

Piney Run Rural Legacy Easement

Piney Run Rural Legacy Easement

The State has added 63 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating 10 developmental rights in two counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land, located in Baltimore and Washington counties. Read more »