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Upcoming events

    • 19 Jun 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • First Mine Run, 3013 White Hall Road, White Hall MD 21161

    Come on out to First Mine Run, a 700-acre private shooting club on preserved land.  Part of the stream for which the club is named was restored by Ecotone last year; when we visited last June, that project was just being completed. This year we'll get to see how that part of the stream has changed, as well as see another part of the stream that is currently being restored.

    There will be light refreshments served at this event, which is open to members of The Manor Conservancy and to members of Harford Land Trust (with registration code only).  There is no cost; just click on "Register" or  "Buy Tickets" to RSVP, and call us at (240) 389-2531 if you have questions.

Matching Fund donations

A generous donor is matching donations to our Iglehart Fund, used to preserve land that is imminently threatened by development, up to $100,000. Won't you help us protect land today?
Collected: $20,855.00
Goal: $100,000.00

Our Mission

The Manor Conservancy works to preserve the predominantly rural character of Northern Baltimore and Harford Counties, to resist the spread of development and sprawl, to guard the water and air quality, and to support and encourage groups and activities intent on improving the environment.

We support preservation and protection and these conservation values:

  • Sustainable economies: Agriculture, forestry, recreation
  • Scenic beauty: Open space and rural landscapes 
  • Clean water: Streams and Chesapeake watersheds 
  • Natural habitat: Native plants, trees, and wildlife
  • Historic heritage: Historically and culturally significant areas

The community plays a significant role through participation in conservation programs, including a vehicle called a Deed of Easement.  An easement is a legal agreement between a landowner and a government organization or a land trust that protects land and its natural resources from unwanted development. This protection lasts forever, even if the property is later sold. Learn More

AREA MAP: Click to see Area Map  Our territory extends from the core of the My Lady's Manor National Historic District, encompasses the Manor Rural Legacy Area in Baltimore and Harford Counties, and reaches into the agricultural and open space land north to the Maryland Line.

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