April 2, 2023

Greenwell New PTLT Conservation Manager


Abby Greenwell is the Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust’s new conservation manager.

Remove the English From Historic St. Mary’s City


Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust volunteers will be removing English ivy vines from trees in Historic St. Mary’s City on January 14, 2023. Get some fresh air, some light exercise, and help the community.

Help Save Some Trees at Myrtle Point


Help the Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust liberate some trees and remove invasive weeds at Myrtle Point Park on January 7, 2023.

Nonprofit Land Trust Recaps 2022 Activities

Land Trust

The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust has recapped its 2022 accomplishments, as it makes an annual call for community support.

Grants Awarded for County Conservation Efforts


The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust received a grant for $852,262 for the Huntersville Rural Legacy Area, and Southern Maryland Resource Conservation and Development received a grant for $493,984 for the Mattapany Rural Legacy Area.

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


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


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.