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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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Saving the Stacks

For several years eyes have been on the towering 90-foot tall smokestacks in Cambridge, MD, but for reasons that create anxiety rather than excitement. The iconic smokestacks have severely deteriorated in decades following the closing of Phillips Packing Company, and the local community been anxious about the potential for the ‘stacks to take a tumble.

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Cannery Park Planting and Clean Up

Help DNR, ESLC, the City of Cambridge, ShoreRivers, and other environmentalists with the restoration of Cambridge Creek and Cannery Park during this volunteer planting session! Students and volunteers will arrive at 9:30 AM. Students at Dorchester’s Career and Tech school grew the plants and will be taking the lead at this fun volunteer event.

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ESLC Applies for Land Trust Accreditation Renewal

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC) is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation renewal.

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ESLC Releases Comprehensive Sea Level Rise Study

ESLC has released a new study to assist local governments plan for the impacts of sea level rise. Titled “Mainstreaming Sea Level Rise Preparedness in Local Planning and Policy on Maryland’s Eastern Shore,” the report is centered on sea level rise projections for the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in the years 2050 and 2100.

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Recent Posts

  • This Is Why I Preserve: Carol Bean
  • Chesapeake Bay Architects Discuss Design and Climate Adaptation
  • This Is Why I Preserve: Rob Etgen
  • Thriving – Not Simply Surviving – in the Delmarva Oasis
  • Saving the Stacks
  • Buy Local Challenge: Cookin’ with Carol
  • It Was a Beautiful Day for a LANDJAM!
  • Cannery Park Planting and Clean Up
  • ForeFront Power and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Announce Partnership
  • Former ESLC Staffer Sets Sights on 2019 Mongol Derby
  • ESLC Applies for Land Trust Accreditation Renewal
  • ESLC Releases Comprehensive Sea Level Rise Study
  • New Installation Inside the Eastern Shore Conservation Center
  • ESLC awarded Preservation Grant for smokestack repair at Phillips Packing House
  • Did you know? ESLC headquarters is LEED certified