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Best Practices: In the Community

Grow Berlin Green

Grow Berlin Green (GBG) is a new campaign dedicated to establishing the town of Berlin, Maryland, and surrounding areas as a model community for participatory environmental protection, conservation and smart growth. Managed by a coalition of the Assateague Coastal Trust (ACT), the Lower Shore Land Trust (LSLT) and the Maryland Coastal Bays Program (MCBP), GBG is driven by community education, empowerment and action.

Sustainable Jersey Certified

Sustainable Maryland Certified, University of Maryland

Sustainable Jersey Certified is a model for a similar program being developed in Maryland, Sustainable Maryland Certified.  "Sustainable Maryland Certified is a new initiative of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland (EFC) designed to support Maryland’s 157 municipalities as they look for cost?effective and strategic ways to protect their natural assets and revitalize their communities. Using best practices in resource areas like water, air, waste, energy, equity, and economy, a municipality can earn points toward sustainability certification."

North County Preservation

North County Preservation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting rural life in Northern Baltimore County.

We focus on gathering and distributing fact-based information to encourage responsible development and preservation, providing education on the history, and unique resources of the area, performing studies on land use trends, and solutions to conserve natural, agricultural, and scenic resources, and promoting long-term solutions to increase agricultural sustainability and to protect open space. Check out North County Preservation!



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