February 24, 2021
Over the past year we have gained an enlightened perspective of just how valuable it is to have convenient and safe access to not just parks and open spaces but the walking paths and trails that lead us there. We have also learned the many dangers that come with streets that more designed for cars instead of people.
February 19, 2021
Farmers Markets and farm stands are great ways to fill up your table with local foods. They are also excellent opportunities to establish a personal connection with the farmers that work long and hard to provide that food. For those that want to strengthen that connection, a subscription to a CSA might be the answer.
January 21, 2021
Russ’ life work was research and education on minimizing impacts of agriculture on the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to his role in agricultural research and dozens of legislative and related efforts, Russ also became the Mayor of his small hometown of Vienna on the Nanticoke where he served his community until recently.
January 18, 2021
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we honor the life and legacy of the civil rights hero who urged our fellow citizens to ensure that our country lived up to its democratic creed that “all are created equal”. As we celebrate his legacy today, in 2021, we recognize that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s message is more important and more urgent than ever.
January 14, 2021
Over the last few weeks, ESLC has been promoting its workshop series titled Solutions for a Changing Delmarva to help attendees learn about climate issues in their community. We hosted the first workshop on Tuesday, January 12th, and we had an amazing turnout with more than 130 guests.
December 10, 2020
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy's Center for Towns creates and promotes safe and equitable access to parks, trails, and other public spaces throughout the region. By highlighting these community assets, within and between Eastern Shore towns, we seek to increase public usage and support of public open spaces to ensure that all citizens have a deeper connection to land and place.
September 11, 2020
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC) is pleased to announce closing on a new conservation easement! The easement, completed in partnership with the U.S. Army and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD DNR), protects 441 acres of agricultural land and critical species habitat with scenic value, off Back Creek and McGill Creek in Cecil County.
September 2, 2020
All of us at Eastern Shore Land Conservancy are deeply saddened by the passing of long time Chestertown Mayor Margo Bailey.
July 9, 2020
Dock Street Foundation (DSF) announces Project Hopeful, a fundraiser endeavor supporting local organizations whose missions deal with Health, Homelessness and Hunger during this deadly virus pandemic.
June 14, 2020
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy issues a statement addressing the death of George Floyd and the role of conservation in dismantling systemic racism. Co-written by Darius Johnson, Communications Manager and Rob Etgen, President.
Staff Highlight: Sara Ramotnik, Policy Manager
ESLC Helps Chestertown to Install Pinch Points at Intersection for Pedestrian Safety
Staff Highlight: Larisa Prezioso, Restoration Specialist
Delmarva-Based Conservation Partnership Awarded $1.5 Million Grant Through North American Wetland Conservation Act
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Celebrates Donation of Conservation Easement: Tudor Farms up to 2,900 Acres
Cities That Serve Our Unconscious Brains
Spring 2021 Newsletter
Earth Day 2021: A Brighter Future Ahead
Natural Solutions To Protect Our Communities
Feet on The Street
Cultivating Community with CSAs
ESLC Mourns The Loss of Co-Founder, Russ Brinsfield
Protecting Our Promised Land
ESLC Introduces A Changing Delmarva
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