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Posts tagged ‘Washington County’

29
Oct

Rural Legacy Program Preserves 55 Acres in Caroline and Washington Counties

Photo by Chuck Aaron

The State permanently preserved 55 acres of Maryland’s landscape and eliminated 5 development rights through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements in the Mid-Maryland Washington Rural Legacy Area and Agricultural Security Corridor Rural Legacy Area at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

15
Oct

Maryland Approves Recreational Projects across the State

biking newAnne Arundel, Frederick, Kent and Washington counties will soon receive funding for recreational enhancements through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting. Read more »

26
Sep

NRP Charges Two Pennsylvania Hunters with Baiting Deer

Natural Resources Police LogoTwo Pennsylvania men were charged today with illegal deer hunting on state land in Washington County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported.

Michael Allen Wood, 52, of Fort Loudon, and Paul Eugene Carmack, 54, of Greencastle, were charged with hunting deer with the aid of bait at Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area. Read more »

20
Jun

Maryland Adds 228 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Charles and Washington Counties

Open farm field with a colorful hot air balloon floating above. Photo by John K. Hatley

Photo by John K. Hatley

The State permanently preserved 228 acres of farmland, eliminating 50 developmental rights, in Charles and Washington counties through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements at Wednesday’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

14
May

Maryland Adds 111 Acres to Rural Legacy Areas in Washington County

Photo: Farm by Chuck Aaron

The State today permanently preserved approximately 111 acres of farmland, eliminating seven developmental rights, in Washington County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement on the Payne-Holder property at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

14
May

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Carroll, Garrett, Howard, Talbot and Washington Counties

Young boy playing soccer

Photo By Tammy McCorkle

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 Carroll, Garrett, Howard, Talbot and Washington counties.  Read more »

14
May

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police issued citations to three Western Maryland men last weekend for natural resources and drug violations. Read more »

30
Apr

State Approves Recreation Enhancements in Garrett, Somerset and Washington Counties

two young boys playing on monkey barsMaryland 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, Somerset and Washington counties. Read more »

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 »