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Conserving Treasured Landscapes in the Chesapeake: A Special Report

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Publication Date: November 2009

Publisher(s): Environmental Law Institute

Author(s): Michael Ng; Rebecca Kihslinger; James McElfish

Funder(s): Rauch Foundation

Funder(s): Rauch Foundation

Topic: Environment (Pollution and environmental degradation)
Environment (Water, waterways, and water management)
Government (Government agencies and bodies)
Law and ethics (Environmental law)

Keywords: state conservation programs; landscape; Chesapeake Bay; Conservation

Type: Report

Coverage: Maryland

Abstract:

ELI has collaborated with the Friends of the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake Trail, and the National Geographic Society to produce this special report, along with an appendix and map, recommending the development of a bold and coordinated strategy for conserving the Chesapeake's treasured landscapes and calling for more federal investment in land conservation. The report, titled Conserving Treasured Landscapes in the Chesapeake: A Special Report, bases its findings on the Environmental Law Institute's careful analysis of more than 25 federal and state conservation programs.