The Maryland Environmental Trust recently awarded $9,600 to nonprofits, community groups, and schools to carry out environmental projects across the state.
Given through the Keep Maryland Beautiful program in partnership with the State Highway Administration. the grants will be used to restore streamside habitats, create gardens, and educate citizens about the environment.
Bill James Environmental Grant recipients:
Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School (St. Mary’s County)
Maryland Historical Society (Baltimore City)
Mountain Laurel Garden Club (Prince George’s County)
Queen Anne’s County High School – AP Science Class (Queen Anne’s County)
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art (Wicomico County)
Watson Hall Montessori School (Baltimore County)
Margaret Rosch Jones Award recipients:
Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners Beekeeping Project, 4-H Foundation (Anne Arundel County)
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture (Montgomery County)
Lake Roland Nature Council (Baltimore County)
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (Talbot County)
Pigtown Main Street (Baltimore City)
Luke’s Episcopal Church (Anne Arundel County)
Youghiogheny River Watershed Association (Garrett County)
source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
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