Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

Packing House meetups scheduled


Help us create a dynamic Innovation Hub as a key part of The Packing House project – at the historic Phillips Cannery building in Cambridge. We are holding four September “Meetups” at different locations, with each running from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. A brief presentation will be made by Cross Street Partners and ESLC, […]

Reimagining Carter Farm, Centreville


The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC) has worked since 1990 to preserve and sustain the communities of the Eastern Shore, and the lands and waters that connect them.  Toward this mission, we have helped protect over 57,000 acres of prime agricultural and natural lands, which in partnership with other conservation efforts means nearly a quarter […]

ESLC awarded for excellence in organizational leadership by Maryland Historical Trust!


On March 16th in Annapolis, the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) celebrated the state’s best efforts in historic preservation during the 41st Maryland Preservation Awards. The MHT Board of Trustees recognized outstanding education, restoration and revitalization projects, as well as organizational leadership. ESLC proudly accepted MHT’s award for ‘Outstanding Organizational Leadership’ – one of only 11 […]

Cambridge Gateways Report

Cambridge Gateways Report

Cambridge Gateways was designed to initiate a conversation among community leaders, City of Cambridge officials, residents and visitors about the impression the environment on U.S. Route 50 gives those who pass through Cambridge, the effect the physical conditions have on the local economy and culture, and how best to embody the character of a charming […]

Oxford Stormwater


ESLC helped with the community mapping, diagnosis, and planning for the town’s increasing flooding/sea level rise challenges. Effort was led by the UMD Environmental Finance Center and Chesapeake Bay Foundation (2012). Via community conversations and convening experts, a strategy for funding and stormwater management is completed. Cheryl Lewis, Town Manager for Oxford, developed the following […]

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