July 13, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

PTLT: Green Space Is Just What the Doctored Ordered

Green Space

The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust promotes the many benefits of preserving open spaces in Southern Maryland — environmental, economic, historical, and aesthetic. Then there’s the mostly unsung benefit of improved mental health. As pandemic stay-at-home restrictions ease, taking advantage of this free natural resource may be just what the proverbial doctor ordered.

Protecting the Pax Mission and Preserving the Land

pax mission

What might seem like an unusual partnership is preserving the rural character of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Southern Maryland while cementing the region’s position as a hub for Navy technology research, development, and test.

Seminar Explores Security, Land Protection

Visibility in the Dark

The Patuxent Partnership is planning a seminar on National Security and Protecting Land in Your Community from noon to 2 pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Land Protection seminar will be held in the third floor of the the Precise Conference Center at 22390 Exploration Drive in Lexington Park.

Undersecretary Griffin to Speak July 13

Griffin

The Patuxent Partnership has arranged a briefing by Dr. Michael D. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, from 8 to 9:30 am Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center at 44219 Airport Road in California, Maryland.

Cherry Blossoms! Just in Time for Festival

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The cherry blossoms are in bloom and just in time for the second annual Lexington Park Cherry Blossom Festival on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The festival is free and opens at noon with the Great Mills High School Hornets Marching Band and opening remarks by CAPT Jason Hammond, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

St. Mary’s Land Preserved by Easement

Easement

More land in St. Mary’s County will be preserved and protected from development well into the future. In November 2016, Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust secured a conservation easement on more than 156 acres in the Mattapany Rural Legacy Area in southern St. Mary’s County.