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July 2019

Land Conservation 101 for Landowners

July 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Edgewater Community Library, 25 Stepneys Lane
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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This is a FREE workshop, but registration is required. Have you thought about conserving your land, but aren't quite sure what that entails? Lean the basics of conservation easements and what this opportunity can do for you. Scenic Rivers staff will provide information, options, and answers to your questions. An exciting local grant program can provide a $3,000 per acre incentive to encourage easements on forested land or land that could be planted in forest. Over the last two years, Scenic Rivers…

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August 2019

Land Conservation 101 for Landowners

August 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Crofton Community Library, 1681 Riedel Road
Crofton, MD 21114 United States
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This is a FREE workshop, but registration is required. Have you thought about conserving your land, but aren't quite sure what that entails? Lean the basics of conservation easements and what this opportunity can do for you. Scenic Rivers staff will provide information, options, and answers to your questions. An exciting local grant program can provide a $3,000 per acre incentive to encourage easements on forested land or land that could be planted in forest. Over the last two years, Scenic…

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September 2019

Breakfast Briefing for Professionals

September 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Federal House, 22 Market Space
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Over the last few years, Scenic Rivers Land Trust secured $2.3 million in grants for landowners who want to permanently protect their land. Join us for a breakfast buffet and an overview of the legal and tax framework of conservation easements. Learn about significant income, property and estate tax benefits that might be available to your clients. Program highlights include updates to a local grant program that provides a per-acre cash incentive for landowners who protect forests and/or plant trees on…

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October 2019

Conservation Celebration! 30 Years of Preservation

October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bistro at South River, 3451 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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Join Scenic Rivers Land Trust at The Bistro at South River for a festive fall evening of food, fun, and fundraising as we celebrate our 30th anniversary and our recent distinction as a nationally accredited land trust. Funds raised at our first-ever Conservation Celebration will support our efforts to conserve more of our precious green spaces faster—before it’s too late! Early-bird tickets will be available until September 26. Guests at the first-ever Conservation Celebration will enjoy: delicious food and drink;…

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November 2019

Party with a Purpose: Mango + Main Private Shopping Event with Scenic Rivers

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mango + Main, 88 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Free

Kick off the holiday shopping season with Scenic Rivers Land Trust at a private shopping event at Mango + Main, a new locally-owned fair-trade boutique on Annapolis' historic Maryland Avenue. This event is truly a win-win-win! By joining us for cocktails, light refreshments and an evening of shopping Mango + Main's global collection of beautiful, handmade products you will be:   Checking items off your holiday to-do list; Supporting a new, woman-owned business in downtown Annapolis; Helping artisan entrepreneurs in…

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January 2020

CANCELLED: Winter Hike with Arundel Rivers Federation and Scenic Rivers Land Trust

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Hawkins Road Trailhead, Crownsville, Maryland
Free

Due to the expected rain and warming temperatures, we must cancel the hike scheduled for tomorrow morning (1/25/20) at 10 am at Bacon Ridge Natural Area. Though we love being outdoors in almost any weather, it would be poor trail stewardship to head out on muddy, soggy trails. When hiking in the winter, it is important to remember that the best days for hiking are when the ground is frozen, which helps preserve the integrity of the trails. Keep those…

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February 2020

Pancakes for Preservation! (Or waffles, or burgers, or crab cakes…)

February 13 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Grump’s Cafe, 117 Hillsmere Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21403

It's a truth universally acknowledged, that Pancakes + Preservation = a Perfect Combination! Stop by local-favorite Grump's Cafe in Annapolis for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Thursday, February 13, 2020, to support Scenic Rivers Land Trust. Mention Scenic Rivers when you place your order and Grump's will donate 20% of your bill to help us in our work to conserve the precious green spaces that make our community a happy, healthy place to live.   Scenic Rivers staff will be…

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March 2020

CANCELED: Maryland Day Weekend: Guided History Hike at Bacon Ridge Natural Area

March 21
Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Hawkins Road Trailhead, Crownsville, Maryland
Free

PLEASE NOTE: We are canceling both the 10 am and 1 pm Maryland Day History Hikes scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020.   We follow the organizers of Maryland Day Weekend’s lead of canceling the entire weekend-long event. In addition, state and county recommendations for best “social distancing” practices in response to the COVID-19 outbreak continue to become more restrictive. We take these recommendations seriously and want to do what is best for the health of our community. At present,…

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April 2020

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

April 25 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Farm Road, Crownsville, MD 21032, Farm Road
Crownsville, MD 21032
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Free

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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