The future of Eastern Shore communities relies on smart land use policies that protect our farmland and farming economy from poorly planned development, prepares coastlines for rising seas and marsh migration, and connects our communities through a dynamic park and trail system.
This synergistic mix of business, open green space, and well-thought out development enables our rural towns to thrive.none
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.
As stakeholders in the Eastern Shore community, our staff has been crafting our Maryland Gubernatorial Conservation Action Plan since July to present to the winner of November’s gubernatorial election. Regardless of who takes office, our goal is to ensure that statewide leadership is as informed as possible about the various threats facing the Eastern Shore and what must be prioritized for the health of the region.
Trails bring an immense amount of value to any community in the connections they create and the opportunities they foster. With the release of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s map of off-road protected trails, we have to grapple with the fact that the Eastern Shore is trailing behind many of its neighbors in regards to trail planning and development. Now is the time for a broader discussion on an Eastern Shore Trail Network and a Coalition to get things moving.
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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