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Masonville Cove Designated as Nation’s First Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today designated Masonville Cove in Baltimore as the nation’s first Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership. With 80 percent of Americans living in cities, the Service’s new Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative will forge connections between the National Wildlife Refuge System, natural resource conservation, and people living in metropolitan areas. “National wildlife…

Midshore Bird Watching Platform

Boy Scout Mike Segar Dedicates New Bird Watching Platform at Midshore Landfill for Eagle Scout Project

When Mike Segar, 18, joined the Boy Scouts of America seven years ago, working to attain the rank of Eagle Scout one day was something he knew he would do. “Everyone in our troop is encouraged to go all the way,” said Mike. “Even though the majority of scouts in scouting don’t go Eagle, the…

P3 Workshop

P3 Workshop to Discuss Developing Public/Private Partnerships to Help Meet Costs of Stormwater Retrofits

Maryland Environmental Service is working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment to present a day-long workshop on developing public/private partnerships to help meet the costs of stormwater retrofits. The P3 Workshop will be held at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis on Thursday, September 26. MDE Secretary Robert…