We believe that our Eastern Shore towns should be vibrant and well-defined. What does this mean exactly? It means that by helping our towns to host the majority of the growth in the region, they are better suited to become models of innovative economic development while simultaneously doing away with the need for senseless sprawl that further cuts into our irreplaceable landscape.
This synergistic mix of business, open green space, and well-thought out development enables our rural towns to thrive.
Since its founding in 1990, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has realized a variety of projects that serve the mission of improving quality of life on the Eastern Shore through conservation. Our experience and expertise allows us to provide a toolbox of options and services to the Eastern Shore community that will benefit generations to come.
What services we can offer:
Read below for more information on current town projects in the Eastern Shore region, ESLC’s completed projects, and ways that you can make a difference for the community.
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is currently working on two town project initiatives in the Eastern Shore region, both located in Cambridge, Maryland. You can read about each of these below.
Cross Street Partners, in partnership with ESLC, will re-purpose the historic Phillips Packing Company, Factory F in Cambridge, Maryland. Building on the Eastern Shore’s deep tradition of agricultural and fishing assets, the $23,000,000, 60,000 square foot historic Phillips Packing House Building will be designed to support and grow regional economic opportunities connected to agriculture, aquaculture, environmental technologies, and tourism. The Packing House will house a synergistic mix of tech and creative entrepreneurs, food production and food related retail/eateries, as well as a two-story, light-filled open atrium space for continuous public programs and private events.
Adjacent to the Phillips Building is the future site of Cannery Park – a new, 7-acre ‘central park’ for the City of Cambridge that will incorporate active and passive spaces for recreation.
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has realized a variety of projects that serve the mission of improving quality of life on the Eastern Shore through conservation. These projects include:
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy provides technical support and education with a focus on developing a dream for a town’s future. Contact us for more information about what we can do for you.
You can make a financial contribution large or small through our website. The process is easy, straightforward, and secure. Your donation supports the mission of the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and makes a difference by improving the long-term quality of life in the Eastern Shore community.
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