There’s Still Time To Protect Trees

October 10, 2019

If you love the quality of life in your community and value clean water in our rivers and creeks, please urge the Anne Arundel County Council to support bill 68-19 to modernize the Forest Conservation Act. Under current law, here’s what is legal (see picture at right). There is very little meaningful mitigation or reforestation […]

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Act Now To Save Our Remaining Forests!

October 3, 2019

Dear Lovers Of The Severn River: Your help is urgently needed to protect our forests! On Monday, October 7, the Anne Arundel County Council will debate the Forest Conservation Act (FCA). The proposed FCA (Bill 68-19) is designed to apply meaningful forest conservation regulations to development rules. Under current development practices, our county is losing […]

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Pittman Welcomes ‘No Net Gain’ Standard For Impervious Surfaces

June 11, 2019

The Severn River Association (SRA) and the Magothy River Association have submitted a joint policy letter to Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, urging the county to adopt land use and environmental policies with a goal of no net increase in impervious surface within the Severn and Magothy watersheds. Dual Purpose Of No-Net-Gain Standard The […]

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