Category: Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area

Charles County Assistant Chief of Planning Charles Rice listens to a question by a local resident during Wednesday's public information session on the the Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area. Photo by Paul Lagasse

Public gets first chance to ask about new rural legacy area

Charles County residents had their first opportunity earlier this week to offer feedback on a proposed land conservation region that, if approved, would fulfill one of the key preservation recommendations in the 2016 Comprehensive Plan. As previously reported in TLR, the Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area would encompass just over 40,000

Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area plans unveiled to county commissioners

The Board of Charles County Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a proposal to establish a land conservation region in western Charles County that would allow the county government to leverage state grants for preserving privately owned properties. The establishment of a Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area, which would encompass