Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

ESLC celebrates new String of Pearls landowner recipients


On Thursday, November 1st at ESLC’s Sassafras Environmental Education Center (SEEC) in Kennedyville, MD, the Chesapeake Bay String of Pearls Project and ESLC celebrated four Kent County landowners for their contributions in preserving land forever. Hosted by Wayne Gilchrest, the ceremony included toasts, a small reception, refreshments, music (by CBF’s Alan Girard & friend), and plein […]

Pop Up event draws solid crowd for Shore Explorations exhibit


On Tuesday, October 4th, ESLC and UMCES Horn Point Laboratory co-hosted a pop up party at the Waterfowl Building in downtown Easton. The occasion – to highlight our organizations’ current projects and new, museum-quality pieces that are currently featured in the Shore Explorations exhibit. Approximately 100 locals came through the doors between 5pm and 7pm, speaking […]

Chesapeake Film Festival and ESLC


From October 11th to October 14th, the Eastern Shore won’t just be the land of sails and oysters—it will be a sea of film! This long weekend is a celebration of storytelling and filmmaking including workshops, guest speakers, director Q&A’s, and jam-packed cinematic discovery. Jim Bass, ESLC Coastal Resilience Specialist, will lead a discussion following the […]

Listen to ESLC’s Jim Bass talk coastal resilience on WHCP


Jim Bass, coastal resilience specialist for ESLC, recently joined Director of Dorchester Country Dept. of Emergency Services Anna Sierra for an interview on Cambridge’s WHCP to kick off National Preparedness Month (September). Jim spoke in detail as to how emergency preparedness and ESLC”s coastal resilience program are interconnected, and how the Eastern Shore is one […]

ESLC’s Wayne Gilchrest awarded Lifetime Achievement Award


ESLC Education Program Director (Sassafras Environmental Education Center) Wayne Gilchrest received the Meritorious Service Award (Lifetime Achievement) at the inaugural Environmental Business Leadership Conference, hosted by the Maryland Environmental Service on July 19th at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis. The impressive one-day program featured a lineup of nearly 40 experts from across many, key environmental […]

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