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Scenic Rivers Applies for Renewal of National Accreditation

Public comments on application accepted until March 23, 2024 The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working…

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Internship Opening: Conservation Opportunity Researcher

Join our small but energetic team to protect our forests, farms, meadows, and wetlands! About Scenic Rivers Land Trust: Founded in 1988, Scenic Rivers Land Trust is a private 501(c)3…

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2022 Annual Report Now Available

Scenic Rivers’ Annual Report reflects on an year of big changes If you’re reading this, you likely know that land conservation work can feel slow. Most often it takes years…

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Scenic Rivers and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Partner to Protect 130 acres in Crownsville

Conservation easement includes forest, farm, and the last remaining sawmill in Anne Arundel County (Crownsville, MD — June 14, 2023) Scenic Rivers Land Trust and the Maryland Department of Natural…

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Anne Arundel County Conserves 158 Acres of Forest on the Crownsville Hospital Property

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin Valentine, Scenic Rivers Land Trust, Erin@SRLT.org, 919-649-1727 Crownsville, MD (May 18, 2023) — The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) and Scenic Rivers Land Trust have permanently…

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Call for Nominations for Scenic Rivers Board of Directors

WHO WE ARE For over 30 years, Scenic Rivers Land Trust has worked with landowners and other partners to protect forests, farms, wetlands, and streams in Anne Arundel County. As…

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Hit the Trails for Maryland Day Weekend

The 16th annual Maryland Day Weekend is coming up on Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2. Throughout the weekend, which commemorates Maryland’s founding, dozens of local heritage sites offer…

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Scenic Rivers’ Executive Director Named 2023 Aileen Hughes Award Winner

Award provides a grant of $5,000 to Scenic Rivers in her honor Scenic Rivers’ executive director, Sarah Knebel, was recently named the 2023 Aileen Hughes Award winner. The Aileen Hughes…

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Scenic Rivers Land Trust Acquires Five Conservation Easements from North County Land Trust

Scenic Rivers expands service area to cover northern Anne Arundel County, will now hold 76 conservation easements covering over 3,400 acres (Annapolis, MD) December 13, 2022—Scenic Rivers Land Trust has…

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Welcome Evann Magee!

New stewardship coordinator joins the team; Monitoring season in full swing Scenic Rivers is thrilled to welcome Evann Magee as our new stewardship coordinator. As stewardship coordinator, Evann is responsible…

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