Conservancy for Charles County awarded Jan Hollmann Grant
The Conservancy for Charles County was awarded a $4,000 Jan Hollmann Grant at the Maryland Land Conservation Conference held recently at Linthicum Heights outside Baltimore.
The Jan Hollmann Grant is awarded annually to selected land trusts in Maryland to support their conservation, outreach, and stewardship programs. It is administered by the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) and matching funds are provided by the Maryland State Highway Administration.
The Conservancy for
Charles County is a 501(c) (3) charitable tax-exempt organization. Founded in 1996, the conservancy is operated by county residents who volunteer their time and talents to preserve and protect the scenic, natural, forest, agricultural, rural, and historic areas of Charles County for the benefit of the general public. In partnership with MET, the conservancy holds 26 conservation easements that were voluntarily donated by private landowners and amount to 1,800 acres throughout the county.
The conservancy is actively seeking members and volunteers to help in their work. To learn more about how to help or how to preserve land, call 301932-5714, or write to P.O. Box 1358, Waldorf, MD 20604, or visit www.conservecharles.org.