As 2023 comes to a close, we thank you for your invaluable support and the many good things you have made possible. We wish you and your loved ones a Very Happy and Healthy New Year! To cap off this year, On Dec. 21st, 2023, the Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust (PTLT) completed the acquisition of two new conservation easement in the Huntersville Rural Legacy Area, protecting 94 more acres of land in St. Mary’s County from development. With this end of year addition to our land protection portfolio, PTLT has now protected over ten square miles of land from development We’re quite proud of all that we accomplished in 2023 and our top 5 accomplishments! Protected additional farms and woodlands through conservation easements Coordinated with the Southern Maryland Conservation Alliance to identify critical properties throughout Southern Maryland urgently needing protection from development Transitioned from all-volunteer, with hire of a conservation easement manager Worked to protect public lands from invasive species Resumed public activities in this post-COVID period PTLT completed a purchase in May of a conservation easement on an 86.7acre property. By the end of this year, we should close on two more conservation easements totaling 93.58 acres. With these […]
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