MRC gets major grant for agricultural conservation

posted 10/17/2017

EASTON — The Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy recently was awarded a grant of $451,960 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund and aims to increase agricultural conservation on the Shore.

With the grant funding, MRC’s plans to create a regional program that advances the implementation of conservation drainage practices and tests new agricultural best management practice technologies that have great potential to reduce nutrient and sediment from entering the Chesapeake Bay.

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