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Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is committed to preserving and sustaining the vibrant communities of the Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that connect them.

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Eastern Shore Towns Respond to COVID-19

The current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is forcing towns across the Eastern Shore to adapt quickly to the new and evolving norms and regulations. This public health crisis begat an economic crisis that is creating a unique set of challenges for our officials. Towns and Counties on the Eastern Shore are now planning a response to a crisis that none in this area have ever before seen. But some of the great responses to these challenges can help create stronger communities once we overcome this pandemic.

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This Is Why I Preserve: Pat Langenfelder

The next story is from Pat Langenfelder. You may recognize the name from the delicious Langenfelder Pork that is raised, processed, and distributed by her family in Kent County, Maryland. Farmers and producers, like the Langenfelders, play a critical role in our local food systems and we should support them however possible. That said, give Pat's story a read and buy local for your next meal!

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This Is Why I Preserve: Alexander Walls

As part of a new series titled This Is Why I Preserve, we’re giving ESLC’s staff, board members, volunteers, donors, and supporters the opportunity to share why they became interested in preservation and why it is unique to them. These stories show how individuals in your community are making an impact on ESLC's Delmarva Oasis initiative, which has a big goal to protect 50% of the Delmarva Peninsula by 2030.

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The First Look at Severe Rainfall Impacts in Maryland

The Eastern Shore Climate Adaptation Partnership (ESCAP) is the first group in Maryland to undertake a close look at the impacts of severe rainfall patterns. Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, in partnership with University of Maryland, recently completed a study on behalf of ESCAP, which includes policy recommendations to help local governments protect their communities against climate-induced precipitation.

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This Is Why I Preserve: Matt Tobriner

As part of a new series titled This Is Why I Preserve, we’re giving ESLC’s staff, board members, volunteers, donors, and supporters the opportunity to share why they became interested in preservation and why it is unique to them. These stories show how individuals in your community are making an impact on ESLC's Delmarva Oasis initiative, which has a big goal to protect 50% of the Delmarva Peninsula by 2030.

This entry features ESLC's Agricultural Specialist, Carol Bean, who talks about her experience of moving to the Eastern Shore more than 20 years ago, her work as a farmer, and the difference that she seeks to continue to make for Eastern Shore residents through ESLC.

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Recent Posts

  • Closing 2021 by Closing on Two New Easements
  • Staff Highlight: Sam Pugh, Advancement Assistant
  • Cornell Grant Partners Two Conservation-Based Non-Profits on MD Eastern Shore
  • With Gratitude, a Final Note from Former ESLC President, Rob Etgen
  • Staff Highlight: Bethany Straus, Communications Coordinator
  • ESLC Receives Over $3 Million in Funding Through Rural Legacy Program
  • A ‘Bicibus’ Hits the Road in Spain
  • Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Announces Selection of New President
  • Staff Highlight: Julia Babbitt Williams, Manager of Grants and Advancement
  • Staff Highlight: Alex Kazer, Conservation Specialist
  • Half-Earth Day 2021 – Message from the 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