Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Earth Day Event in Cambridge

Representatives from Cambridge Main Street, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina commemorated the 28th annual Earth Day by planting zelcova trees in parts of Downtown Cambridge. Volunteers included staffers from the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, a private nonprofit land conservation organization, Cambridge Main Street, an organization made up of local businesses and individuals committed to revitalizing the main downtown commercial district and the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina’s Families of Responsible and Caring Employees (FORCE) program. TNJ Landscape of Brookeville has provided trees, mulch and other supplies for the planting. Eight zelcova trees were planted on Race Street between Muir and Cemetery Streets in downtown Cambridge as part of a continuing effort by Cambridge Main Street to beautify the area.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Welcome Laura Sanford

ESLC's staff grew to 13 with the arrival of our new Program Assistant Laura Sanford! Laura will be based in our Southern Office and will be providing direct support to ESLC's land use planning and land protection programs. An Eastern Shore Native whose family has been on the Shore since the early 1600’s, Laura has an Associates Degree from Anne Arundel Community College in Computer Networking, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University in Biology Botany track.Before joining ESLC, Laura worked at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Adkins Arboretum. She owns an organic wholesale plant nursery (primarily native plants) and is obsessed with plants and protecting the rural way of life on the Eastern Shore. She resides in Centreville with her husband, son, two cats, and a new puppy.You can reach Laura at 410.901.9988 or lsanford@eslc.org