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April 2020

POSTPONED (Date TBD): 15th Annual Walk for the Woods

April 25, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Farm Road, Crownsville, MD 21032, Farm Road
Crownsville, MD 21032
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Please Note: Due to the government’s restrictions related to events because of the COVID-19 outbreak and for the safety of our supporters, staff, and volunteers, we are postponing the 15th Annual Walk for the Woods. The Walk WILL NOT be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020. We are working with our partners, the county, and the state to identify a new date to host this beloved day of guided hikes. Once a new Walk for the Woods date has been determined,…

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June 2020

Maryland Day “Unpaused”: Self-Guided History Hike of Bacon Ridge Natural Area

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - June 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Hawkins Road Trailhead, Crownsville, Maryland

PLEASE NOTE: The temporary trail signs were removed from Bacon Ridge at the beginning of July, in accordance with our agreement with the County. However, it is still possible to enjoy the History Hike without the temporary trail markers. The downloadable trail guide is still relevant and useful—the stopping points are marked on the trail map and, in most cases, only need to be approximately followed. The two specific stopping points, the abandoned cars and the tree with unusual roots,…

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July 2020

Building a Better Normal: GreenGive 2020

July 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - July 22, 2020 @ 11:59 pm

We are proud to announce that Scenic Rivers Land Trust is a co-host of GreenGive, an online fundraising and engagement-building initiative to expand participation in 10 Anne Arundel County waterway and environmental organizations. What is GreenGive? GreenGive is a day of giving starting on July 21 at 5 p.m. through July 22 at midnight that harnesses the collective power of individuals like you to provide the critical funds needed to protect our local waters and lands. You can join with…

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Virtual Workshop: Land Conservation 101 for Landowners

July 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you thought about conserving your land, but aren’t quite sure what that entails? Attend this FREE online workshop to learn how protecting your land can help you save on your taxes and, in some cases, earn income. Anne Arundel County landowners are invited to join Scenic Rivers Land Trust for our online Land Conservation 101 Workshop. From the comfort of your home, you will learn how conserving your land can: Make you eligible for payments and/or tax deductions without selling your…

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September 2020

Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award Ceremony

September 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Via Zoom

The Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award, established in 1994, is given annually to a person(s) or organization in Anne Arundel County that has made a notable achievement in environmental education. The Jan Hollmann Committee is thrilled to honor Nancy Bourgeois as the 2020 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award Recipient. Ms. Bourgeois exemplifies commitment through environmental education through her creative teaching methods and her passion to make a difference. Read more about the award and Nancy Bourgeois here. Scenic Rivers is proud to be…

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October 2020

Walk & Ride for the Woods

October 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Scenic Rivers Land Trust is adapting and expanding our signature annual community event in order to adjust to the unusual circumstances of 2020. This year we’re celebrating Walk & Ride for the Woods! This unique, reimagined community event and fundraiser is taking place throughout the month of October 2020 and is a combination of virtual and self-guided activities, with opportunities to fundraise via walking, running, and biking challenges. Self-Guided Hikes Honoring the spirit of our traditional Walk for the Woods event, which…

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CANCELLED: Lifeline 100: Scenic Rivers’ Ride for Land & Water

October 4, 2020
Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd, Millersville, MD 21108, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd
Millersville, MD 21108
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$32 – $57

PLEASE NOTE: After careful consideration, the organizers of the Lifeline 100 decided to cancel the 2020 event. (Read their full announcement here.) The Scenic Rivers team is, of course, disappointed (though we understand). We are currently working on plans for an alternative event and will share details here once they are finalized. Folks, we’re making an optimistic leap here… Scenic Rivers is excited to announce that we are an official nonprofit partner for the 2020 Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100…

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December 2020

“Scenic Rivers Days” at Mango + Main

December 2, 2020 - December 3, 2020
Mango + Main, 88 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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Mango + Main to donate 10% of all sales on 12/2 and 12/3 to Scenic Rivers The ultimate win-win-win is back—just in time for holiday shopping! Mango + Main, a locally-owned fair-trade boutique on Annapolis’ historic Maryland Avenue, is celebrating “Scenic Rivers Days” on Wednesday 12/2 and Thursday 12/3 by donating 10% of all sales in store or online on those days to Scenic Rivers Land Trust. Mango + Main’s selection of handmade, fair-trade jewelry, clothing, accessories, and home goods…

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February 2021

Pizza for Preservation at Squisito Pizza & Pasta

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Squisito Pizza & Pasta — Annapolis, Glen Burnie, and Severna Park Locations

NOTE: The original Thursday 2/18/21 event has been postponed due to weather. Please order in to support our mission to protect our land and water on Wednesday 2/24/21 instead. Three Squisito Pizza & Pasta locations—Annapolis, Glen Burnie, and Severna Park—are donating 15% of proceeds to Scenic Rivers on orders placed between 4pm and 9pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Mark your calendars and make plans to order in some pizza (or pasta or salad or subs!) and help us "raise…

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Live Webinar: Conservation Easements for Tax, Legal, and Real Estate Professionals

February 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Online via Zoom

Professional services providers are invited to join Scenic Rivers Land Trust for a live webinar covering the legal and tax framework of conservation easements. Over the last several years, Scenic Rivers  has secured $2.5 million in grants for landowners who want to permanently protect their land. Learn about significant income, property, and estate tax benefits that might be available to your clients. Program highlights include an overview of current funding sources for protecting forests and agricultural land. All professional services…

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