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Statement on The Village at Providence Point Conservation Easement Project

Scenic Rivers Land Trust’s mission is to work with landowners and other partners to conserve the natural and scenic areas of Anne Arundel County. We most often work with landowners…

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2020 Annual Report Now Available Online

Scenic Rivers Annual Report reflects on making it through 2020 2020 was a tough year for everyone—some far more than others. While the prospect of normalcy beckoned for a short…

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Scenic Rivers Land Trust Position on the Proposed Baltimore-Washington, DC MAGLEV Project

Scenic Rivers Land Trust is dedicated to protecting the conservation easements it holds. We are troubled that one of the proposed MAGLEV trainset maintenance facilities (TMF-198) will destroy 20 acres of a…

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Scenic Rivers Launches Conservation Champions Circle

Expand your impact and receive exclusive member benefits & updates This summer, Scenic Rivers launched the Conservation Champions Circle, an annual giving program designed to honor and acknowledge members of…

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Scenic Rivers Launches New Invasive Species Control Program

Volunteers are invited to help on Thursday mornings throughout the summer beginning on May 20. Sign Up to Volunteer Scenic Rivers is excited to announce the launch of our new…

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Scenic Rivers Land Trust Protects 70+ acres in Crownsville

Forested land conserved through county and Chesapeake Bay Trust grant program 5 acres to be planted with trees in spring Annapolis, MD (December 28, 2020) — Scenic Rivers Land Trust…

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Winter Hiking Tips

You can still take comfort in the outdoors in cooler temperatures; The key is to be prepared This year, many of us turned to the outdoors—and hiking, in particular—as a…

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Urge Congress to Act Now: Pass the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act

Important legislation would safeguard tax payers; uphold integrity of land conservation Land conservation is built on trust. It’s built on the public’s trust that conservation organizations are doing the right…

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Annual Conservation Easement Monitoring Season in Full Swing

Conservation easement on SERC’s Contee Farm protects mature forest, historic farmland, and spectacular view In late October, Scenic Rivers’ stewardship volunteer and Board President Joan Renner joined members of the…

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Thank You for Making Walk & Ride for the Woods a Success!

October virtual hiking and biking event raised over $34,000 for land protection in Anne Arundel County As we head into Thanksgiving and the holiday season, we are grateful to have…

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2020 Monitoring Season Kicks Off

Staff, team of volunteer land stewards to visit every Scenic Rivers conservation easement before end of year Like everything else this year, Scenic Rivers’ conservation easement monitoring season kicked off…

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Fourth Annual GreenGive Raises over $110,000 to Benefit the Environment in Anne Arundel County

The Anne Arundel County community showed its support for a cleaner and healthier environment by donating over $110,000 to ten local environmental organizations during the annual GreenGive fundraising event. The…

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