Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

It was a beautiful day for a LANDJAM!


On Saturday, June 1st more than 200 adults and children of all ages joined ESLC staff & volunteers to celebrate the land at our 2nd annual LANDJAM event. Held on the Leigh Farm in Betterton (Kent County), guests were treated to guided nature walks, hiking trails, games, local food vendors, and some tasty live music […]

ForeFront Power and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy announce partnership


ForeFront Power and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy announce a partnership to expand renewable energy while supporting preservation and protection programs. ForeFront Power values mission driven community partnerships that support local initiatives while also spreading the use of renewable energy on the electricity grid. That’s why they are thrilled to announce that for each Community Solar […]

Former ESLC staffer sets sights on 2019 Mongol Derby


(Rachel Roman served as a policy coordinator and program assistant for ESLC from 2015 to 2018. The following was shared with us by Rachel, who now lives on the west coast and works for The Nature Conservancy. Go Rachel!) This fall I found out that I was chosen to ride in the 2019 Mongol Derby, […]

ESLC President Rob Etgen remembers Gov. Harry R. Hughes


March 14, 2019 Harry Roe Hughes, two term Maryland Governor from the Eastern Shore, foremost champion of saving the Chesapeake Bay, and long-time Chairman of Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC), passed away yesterday comfortably at home after a long and very full life. Harry was a true statesman who had an incredible impact on Maryland, […]

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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