Long Green Valley Conservancy to acquire easement to protect mile-long stream buffer in Gunpowder River watershed

BALTIMORE, MD—A historical park, a playground, and trails at Emmitsburg’s Rainbow Lake are among the projects across the state that will receive millions in grants to help preserve Maryland’s natural resources and provide recreational opportunities for residents. The $4.5 million in grants approved Wednesday by the Maryland Board of Public Works will help local governments in Washington, Carroll, and Queen […]

Baltimore County Rural Legacy Program areas to receive $5.575 million in state funding

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works has unanimously approved $27.1 million in FY2023 Rural Legacy Program grants, including $5.575 million towards five Rural Legacy Areas within Baltimore County. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Rural Legacy Program is designed to preserve large blocks of contiguous open space that are among the State’s most valuable because of the existence of […]