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

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Upcoming Events

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is currently looking forward to the following upcoming events. Read more below and click on the registration link to attend!

Fall Migration Bird Banding

Thursday, September 26, 2024 · 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Foreman's Branch Bird Observatory
Free Admission, donations encouraged but not required

Do you wonder what species migrate through the Eastern Shore during the fall? Would you like to see birds up close? Please join us and the staff at Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory as they demonstrate their procedure for banding birds and recording their data, supporting a greater network of migration and population monitoring.

Woodland Walk

Thursday, October 3, 2024 · 8 AM - 10 AM

Abend Hafen Tree Farm
Free Admission, donations encouraged but not required

Known as “106 acres of Heaven on Earth” in Dorchester County, come join ESLC at Abend Hafen Tree Farm, stewarded with the utmost care by Rick and Kathy Abend since 1972. This property exemplifies excellent forestry and wildlife management practices, attracting waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, shorebirds, and more! Bring your binoculars and/or cameras, and meet us at one of the wildlife viewing blinds.

Party To Preserve

Saturday, October 12, 2024 · 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Daffin House, Denton, MD 21629

Celebrate our impact and help us to conserve land on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for generations to come!

What could be better than joining together with friends, old and new, on one of the most beautiful properties in Caroline County? Now more than ever, it is essential to protect the land that gives us so much – food, beauty, community, and a refuge from the stresses of uncertain times. Now is the time to prioritize local agriculture, outdoor recreation, and resilient communities.

Join us for an elegant evening of food, drinks, music and a live auction at Caroline County’s beautiful Daffin House!

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Halterman at 410-714-1039 or by emailing lhalterman@eslc.org

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