Upcoming events

    • 19 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • First Mine Run
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    Join us at First Mine Run, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier private shooting club, for a clay shoot on September 19 to benefit land preservation and The Manor Conservancy.-$60/person or $200 for a team of 4. Individuals will be partnered to make teams.

    -Rolling start from noon until 2:30 PM.  After completing a waiver and safety training,    start a course of 15 stations (approximately 1.5 hours to complete).

    -Box lunch and beverages provided to all shooters. $20 for lunch only.

    -Bottled water available.

    -Glasses are mandatory.

    -Registration limited to 80 shooters.

    -You may bring a golf cart/gator. 


    -No rain date.

What is land preservation?

Land preservation is a powerful tool to keep land from being developed in exchange for tax benefits and/or cash. Click the link above for more information.

  How can I preserve my property?

A deed of easement is a legal document that spells out the details of the agreement between the property owner and the organization that is granted an easement. Click the link above for more information.

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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