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Working Lands for Wildlife

Maryland farmers and forestland owners are making wildlife-friendly improvements to their working lands. Learn more about the technical and financial assistance NRCS provides to improve habitat for four target species.

Celebrating Earth Team Volunteers

Last year, Maryland volunteers contributed countless hours of service to support NRCS's critical conservation work. They chose the Earth Team because they believe that what we do today affects the next generation. Join us to make a difference in your community!

A Baltimore City High Tunnel Farm Brings Agriculture to its Urban Surroundings

In a seemingly typical urban neighborhood, The Greener Garden hides in the backyards of the urban homes in Baltimore City. High tunnels allowed Warren and Lavette Blue to grow their backyard garden to a year-round produce farm.

Carroll County Fish Passage Project Shows Results One Year Later

On a small stream in northeastern Carroll County, a fish passage project has created excitement. A reproducing trout population was recently documented in this stretch of Big Pipe Creek, the only brook trout population documented in the Carroll County portion of the Monocacy Watershed.

Conservation Partnership Benefits Chesapeake Bay and Producers

Producers and partners in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia are implementing voluntary on-farm conservation practices that improve water quality, enhance wildlife habitat and strengthen the economic bottom lines for working lands.

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