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Saving the Stacks

For several years eyes have been on the towering 90-foot tall smokestacks in Cambridge, MD, but for reasons that create anxiety rather than excitement. The iconic smokestacks have severely deteriorated in decades following the closing of Phillips Packing Company, and the local community been anxious about the potential for the ‘stacks to take a tumble.

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It Was a Beautiful Day for a LANDJAM!

On Saturday, June 1st more than 200 adults and children of all ages joined ESLC staff & volunteers to celebrate the land at our 2nd annual LANDJAM event. Held on the Leigh Farm in Betterton (Kent County), guests were treated to guided nature walks, hiking trails, games, local food vendors, and some tasty live music courtesy of Chestertown’s The High & Wides and Easton-based Black Dog Alley.

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Cannery Park Planting and Clean Up

Help DNR, ESLC, the City of Cambridge, ShoreRivers, and other environmentalists with the restoration of Cambridge Creek and Cannery Park during this volunteer planting session! Students and volunteers will arrive at 9:30 AM. Students at Dorchester’s Career and Tech school grew the plants and will be taking the lead at this fun volunteer event.

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Recent Posts

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  • Chesapeake Bay Architects Discuss Design and Climate Adaptation
  • This Is Why I Preserve: Rob Etgen
  • Thriving – Not Simply Surviving – in the Delmarva Oasis
  • Saving the Stacks
  • Buy Local Challenge: Cookin’ with Carol
  • It Was a Beautiful Day for a LANDJAM!
  • Cannery Park Planting and Clean Up
  • ForeFront Power and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Announce Partnership
  • Former ESLC Staffer Sets Sights on 2019 Mongol Derby
  • ESLC Applies for Land Trust Accreditation Renewal
  • ESLC Releases Comprehensive Sea Level Rise Study
  • New Installation Inside the Eastern Shore Conservation Center
  • ESLC awarded Preservation Grant for smokestack repair at Phillips Packing House
  • Did you know? ESLC headquarters is LEED certified