Maryland

Some cities have succeeded in saving their benches and maintaining parks that are safe and enjoyable for all, but it certainly requires creativity and resourcefulness, and of course no two cases are alike.

On the Maryland side of the Potomac, in the rural community of Nanjemoy, you'll find a sheltered cove called Mallows Bay. The sandy bluffs and dense stands of ash and pine resemble many other quiet spots along the river. But there's something in the water... Read more

If you’re like many Americans, some of your fondest childhood memories happened at summer camp. Unfortunately, traditional camping organizations like YMCA, YWCA, Boy Scouts of America, Camp... Read more

Mattawoman Creek is one of the most pristine water bodies in southern Maryland. Its drainage has been designated as a "stronghold watershed" by the state. But in 2009, American Rivers named it the fourth most threatened river in the nation. So when a 773-... Read more

A large undeveloped property along the pristine Mattawoman Creek has been protected from development outside Washington D.C., The Trust for Public Land, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today.

The Mattawoman Creek watershed... Read more

The popular Camp Conowingo in Cecil County, MD. has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the Girl Scouts of Central... Read more

Camp Conowingo in Cecil County had been a well-loved destination for countless Maryland girl scouts when financial pressure forced the scouting organization to consider selling the land-a concern for generations of residents who cherished fond memories of... Read more

A 202-acre property north of Marshall Corner Road in Pomfret, Md. will be protected from development and will be the site of a new park, The Trust for Public Land and the Charles County Commissioners announced today.

The park, which includes some... Read more

In early 2011, The Trust for Public Land conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayres Creek, a popular canoeing and kayaking destination. The property, a priority for local conservation efforts, is within the 4,000-acre Holly... Read more

The Trust for Public Land has conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayers Creek, the conservation group, Worcester County, and the Maryland Department of Natural... Read more

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