Con­ser­vancy for Charles County awarded Jan Holl­mann Grant

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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.

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