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Conserve, steward, and advocate for the unique rural landscape of the Eastern Shore.

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Delmarva Oasis

Thriving – Not Simply Surviving – in the Delmarva Oasis

Recently, we at Eastern Shore Land Conservancy held our annual Party to Preserve where we discussed Delmarva Oasis, an initiative to protect 50% of the Delmarva Peninsula we love and call home by the year 2030. Protecting land – specifically placing low-lying and waterfront properties in easements to limit future development – is critical to the future of Delmarva as flooding episodes increase in frequency and severity.

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Recent Posts

  • MD Department of Planning Visits ESLC
  • ESLC Hosts State Officials and Local Farmers to Discuss Utility-Scale Solar
  • A Walk in the Woods at Abend Hafen Tree Farm
  • Intern Spotlight: Autumn Conley
  • Bird Banding at Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory
  • Tall Timbers Learn and Burn at Turner Creek Farm
  • Spring Migration
  • Staff Spotlight: Caitlin Fisher
  • Poplar Hill Pursues Development in Tred Avon Critical Area
  • ESLC Podcast Features Rail-Trail Champion David Brickley
  • Beaches for Beetles
  • Saltwater Intrusion Research
  • Senate Bill 489 Letter
  • Conservation Leader Spotlight: Jake Day
  • Board Spotlight: Joe Hickman