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Posted on: August 6, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Frederick County Rural Legacy Program Receives $1.1 Million State Grant

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During her weekly press briefing, County Executive Jan Gardner announced that the Maryland Board of Public Works approved the FY2016 Rural Legacy Program grants, which included $1.1 million for Frederick County’s Mid-Maryland Frederick-Carrollton Manor Rural Legacy Area grant.

“Frederick County did exceptionally well this year in the state’s round of grant awards totaling more than $10 million. We received 10 percent of that total for our Rural Legacy Grant program to preserve Frederick County’s rich agricultural heritage. Our grant will go toward acquiring conservation easements to protect farmland, forestland, view sheds of Civil War historic sites and a greenbelt around the historic Town of Burkittsville. We are proud that Frederick County is in the top ten counties in the United States in terms of agriculture preservation,” said Executive Gardner.

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