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Our Natural Heritage at Risk:Threats Facing Seven of Maryland's Most Special Places
by Elizabeth Ridlington and Heather Kunst, Frontier Group; Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center
The failure to fund Maryland’s successful land conservation programs over the last few years has scaled back preservation efforts and threatened the state's unspoiled farms and forests and the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Our Natural Heritage at Risk identifies seven locations around Maryland that are threatened by development, including Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Annapolis Neck, and Patuxent River Rural Legacy Area.