Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

Chesterfield Community Meeting a Success; Two More Charrettes in June


An engaged crowd of approximately 60 Centreville residents showed up to the Wye River Upper School on Tuesday evening (6/14) to listen to Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute, who spoke for more than an hour about current, succesful town development strategies around the country. Mr. McMahon fielded quesitons following his presentation and spoke […]

Reimagining Chesterfield (Carter Farm) Community Meeting


SHARE YOUR DREAMS FOR A VIBRANT Centreville! Residents will want to attend Tuesday’s community meeting at theWye River Upper School from 6-8pm as we ‘Reimagine Chesterfield (Carter Farm)’! We’ve enlisted speaker Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute – nationally known as a thought-provoking & leading authority on topics such as the links between health […]

“ESLC Wants to Think Big and Smart with Historic Chesterfield (Carter Farm) in Centreville”


(This is an article and video interview that was published in The Chestertown Spy on May 30, 2016.) If there was a plot of land that combines the importance of history, conservation, land use and the dreams of a new Centreville it undoubtedly would be the Carter Farm on Chesterfield Road. Owned for decades by the […]

Reimagining Carter Farm, Centreville


The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC) has worked since 1990 to preserve and sustain the communities of the Eastern Shore, and the lands and waters that connect them.  Toward this mission, we have helped protect over 57,000 acres of prime agricultural and natural lands, which in partnership with other conservation efforts means nearly a quarter […]

Happy Earth Day 2016!


Happy Earth Day! While it’s pretty much Earth Day every day for all of us at Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and everyone else working for environmental groups and casues throughout the world, April 22nd does indeed serve as a unique opportunity to raise awareness about our natural environment and resources. Did you know that in addition to […]

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