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Posts tagged ‘Washington County’

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 »

24
Feb

Maryland Environmental Trust Protects 2,361 acres in 2013

Protected property along Slaughter Creek, Dorchester County

Protected property along Slaughter Creek, Dorchester County

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) accepted 25 conservation easements last year to protect 2,361 acres of scenic open space, forest and farmland in 15 counties across the State. Most easements were donated to MET in coordination with a local or regional land trust, and will protect the natural, historic and scenic resources on these lands for generations to come. 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

MET Permanently Protects 36 Acres in Western Maryland in 2013

Permanently protected forest land in Garrett County

Permanently protected forest land in Garrett County

The Maryland Environmental Trust accepted three conservation easements in 2013 that will permanently protect 36 total acres of important forestland, wildlife habitat, and scenic views, in Garrett, Washington and Frederick counties. Read more »

7
Jan

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police arrested several people in Baltimore, on the Eastern Shore and in Western Maryland during the holiday period for conservation law violations. Read more »

6
Nov

Recreation Areas in Calvert, Garrett, St. Mary’s and Washington Counties to See Enhancements

The Leonard Hall Recreation Center gym floor

The Leonard Hall Recreation Center gym floor is set to be replaced thanks to Program Open Space.

Recreational projects in Calvert, Garrett, St. Mary’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 »

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 »

3
Apr

Recreational Projects in Caroline, Garrett, Harford, Washington and Wicomico Counties to See Enhancements

Glen Outing by Steve Harman

Recreational Projects in Caroline, Garrett, Harford, Washington and Wicomico counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis.

“Program Open Space provides Marylanders with easily accessible outdoor recreation and it ensures these play spaces and natural areas are available future generations to enjoy,” said Lt. Governor Brown. Read more »

20
Mar

Recreational Projects in Cecil, Prince George’s and Washington Counties to See Enhancements

Recreational Projects in Cecil, Prince George’s and Washington counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions 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 »