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ESLC Welcomes Garrrett and Tse to Staff

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, a private, non-profit land conservation organization committed to preserving and sustaining the vibrant communities of the Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that connect them is pleased to announce the addition of Molly Garrett and Wesley Tse to its staff.

 Garrett joins ESLC’s Center for Towns as its Community Design Coordinator, where she will support the design phases of community projects, competitions and place work[s]hop projects. In her new role, Molly will assist with ESLC’s Center for Towns Knowledge program and support the Southern Office’s operations. An Eastern Shore native, Molly recently received her Masters in Landscape Architecture from Morgan State University in Baltimore. In 2007 Molly received her Bachelors in Studio Fine Arts from Union College in New York.  In the past three years Molly has been involved with community design projects that have dealt with issues concerning urban renewal in Baltimore City, suburban sprawl in Annapolis, and the cultural infrastructure of a port city on the southern coast of Haiti.

 Also joining the ESLC staff for a one year stint is Chesapeake Conservation Corps is Wesley Tse. Wesley is part of the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s second class of Chesapeake Conservation Corps, a program that provides career and leadership training for young people interested in environmental careers and Chesapeake Bay protection. This initiative, established by the Maryland Legislature in 2010, matches young people, ages 18-25, with organizations throughout the state for paid, one-year terms of service. Volunteers are provided with a stipend for one year in addition to on-the-job experience and technical training provided by the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Wesley will be working closely with ESLC Land staff with monitoring conservation eased properties & managing our preserves. Wesley is from Burtonsville, MD and graduated from University of Maryland with a B.S. in environmental engineering.

 “This is an exciting time of growth for ESLC and we can’t think of two people better suited to help ESLC take our work to the next level,” said ESLC’s Executive Director Rob Etgen. “Great things lie ahead for ESLC and we are thrilled to have these amazing professionals as part of that journey.”

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