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January 30, 2023
November 9, 2022
The Lower Shore Land Trust has created a quick guide on the process for land assessment for USDA programs like WRE, CRP and EQIP. The guide is a reference for landowners interested transforming marginal cropland into wetland habitat for species like: Songbirds, waterfowl, shorebirds and amphibians.
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August 5, 2021
The prestigious Leopold Conservation Award has come to Maryland! The award—given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold—celebrates voluntary conservation by farmers and forestland owners in 23 states. The Maryland award winner will receive $10,000. Nominations are due by August 31, 2021. More info here.
August 4, 2021
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Maryland’s Cover Crop Registration begins July 1,2021 and ends July 16,2021.
Enrollment will be conducted by mail. Applications will be mailed to last years participants between July 1-16 2021. More cover crop information and resources can be found on the Maryland Department of Agricultures Website.
New to cover crops? Watch two short videos below for more information.
June 21, 2021
WICOMICO SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT SUPERVISOR TO BE APPOINTED
Nominations for an appointment to the Wicomico Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors are being accepted by the Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee.
The appointment will be for a term to expire July 14, 2026 and will fill the expired term of Robert Guy. Nominations should be sent to: State Soil Conservation Committee, Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Room 306, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.
Any interested individual or organization may submit a recommendation. Nomination forms are available at the Wicomico Soil Conservation District Office, 2322 B. Goddard Parkway, Salisbury, MD 21801. Nominations should be received by the State Soil Conservation Committee by July 6, 2021. The form is now available online at www.mda.maryland.gov (click on Conservation, then committees).
A supervisor must be a resident of the district. District boundaries are the same as county boundaries. Anyone recommended should be able to attend monthly meetings of the Board of Supervisors, and have a knowledge of and a sincere interest in proper land use and the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources.