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Governor Ehrlich to Make Conservation Announcement For Historic Washington County Battlefield
Monday, Oct. 24, at 3:15 p.m., at the St. James School in Washington County, Governor Ehrlich will announce conservation funding for two sites within the newly expanded Mid-Maryland/ Washington County Rural Legacy Area near the Antietam National Battlefield. Conservation of the sites also supports the environment and water quality through the protection of open space.
October 20, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov