Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

Editorial regarding Cecil County Tier Map issue


(This is an editorial from the March 8th edition of Cecil Whig. It can be found here: http://www.cecildaily.com/opinion/editorials/article_8c522eab-ea67-541e-bbce-86557515cf24.html Missed opportunity When County Executive Alan McCarthy announced his appointments for a tier map advisory committee late last week, it left us scratching our heads. The group was requested by the Cecil County Council to review the controversial […]

‘Love a Local’ Valentine’s Day campaign results!


Thank you to those who made in gift to ESLC in honor of a loved one this Valentine’s Day! The campaign helped raise some necessary funding for our organization – as well as some attention for our favorite Eastern Shore restaurants making an effort to source food locally. With a total of 20 votes, Barbara’s […]

Where to opt outside on the Shore


Sure the weather is getting colder, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still reap the benefits of traversing our local lands, whether it be on a hike, bike, or whatever it is that gets you outside! We created the following list of trails and open spaces as a handy reminder to get out and take […]

A loss for Maryland’s land preservation community – John Hutson


John Hutson, a leader in Maryland’s land preservation community who assisted in the protection of more than 43,000 acres throughout the state, died of cancer on Tuesday, November 22 in Franklin, Tennessee. He began his career with the Maryland Department of Agriculture at the Charles County Soil Conservation District. In 1984 and transferred to the […]

Official “Food Fight” conference agenda released


ESLC has released the agenda for its 17th annual Planning Conference to be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club. The event, “Food Fight! Healthy? Sustainable? Realistic?” is an all-day affair that boasts an impressive list of national and regional speakers. Attendees should expect to be engaged in interactive sessions with the […]

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