An Update on Program Open Space Funding

The legislative session is well underway and things are moving quickly. There is significant support for Program Open Space from the administration and the legislature and we are optimistic that legislation will be … [Read more...]

New Poll Cites Overwhelming Public Support for Program Open Space

Partners for Open Space Applauds Program Open Space Trust Fund Act of 2016 The bill would establish an “Open Space Trust Fund,” fully fund Program Open Space by 2018 and provide a repayment plan for … [Read more...]

Funding for Farmland Protection and Open Space in MD is under the gun, again!

Dear Friends of Maryland farmland, Once again, funding for farmland protection and open space in Maryland is under the gun. Governor Hogan has now submitted his proposed 2017 budget to the state legislature. In … [Read more...]

ACTION ALERT: Funding for Maryland’s parks, recreation and farmland preservation is in jeopardy

The time is NOW to help us impact the funding for Program Open Space! Critical budget decisions will be made by the end of the month with key decisions being made on March 20 and 27. The Committees are debating and … [Read more...]