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

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Why I Preserve

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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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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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This Is Why I Preserve: Carol Bean

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

  • Seven Legislative Efforts That Could Impact Eastern Shore Land Use and Preservation
  • Land Protection for All
  • Board Spotlight: Jules Hendrix
  • New Regional Trail Map Shows Existing and Potential Trails for a Growing Network
  • Saving Maryland’s Tidal Salt Marshes
  • From the President: The Eastern Shore’s Most Urgent Conservation Need in 2024
  • Review: ESLC Forests and Forestry Workshop
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Roger Bollman
  • Where the Wood Drake Rests: Wetland Restoration & Conservation on the Eastern Shore
  • ESLC Partners with Urban 3 to Study Eastern Shore Land Use
  • 106 Acres Protected Forever in Quaker Neck, Kent County
  • An Autumn Stroll at Bohemia River State Park
  • A Conservation Conversation at Stoney Ridge
  • Autumn Rail Trail Strolls on the Eastern Shore
  • Roots Monthly Giving Spotlight: Erin Jacobson