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Gubernatorial Transition Priorities

ESLC's 2022-2023 Gubernatorial Conservation Action Plan

As stakeholders in the Eastern Shore community, our staff has crafted our Maryland Gubernatorial Conservation Action Plan to impart with the winner of November’s gubernatorial election. With the transition in statewide leadership, 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.


Read Our 2022-2023 Gubernatorial Conservation Action Plan

Our 2022-2023 Maryland Gubernatorial Conservation Action Plan, which can be viewed above, highlights the following key issues:

  • State Agency Capacity
  • Maryland the Beautiful Act and Program Open Space & Rural Legacy
  • Living Shorelines
  • Renewable Energy Siting and Impact Fee
  • Bay Crossing Study
  • Wastewater Reform


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, contact our Director of Land Use and Policy, Owen Bailey, at obailey@eslc.org