County Sets Purchase and Retirement Fund Price

The County has accumulated over $4 million in unspent land preservation funds designated to be used for the Purchase and Retirement (PAR) Fund. The program retires (permanently removes) Transferable Development Rights (TDRs) from the market, thereby protecting farmland. On September 24th, the Board of County Commissioners approved purchasing Transferable Development Rights (TDRs)  at the rate…

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Friends of Hunting Creek Venture Up Stream

On Saturday July 27th, about twenty-five paddlers set off toward the upper reaches of the Hunting Creek. This portion of the creek is bordered by marshes with an amazing quantity of wild rice. Wild rice is a native marsh plant that is relatively rare these days. We were also greeted on our trip by the…

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