(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the Eastern Shore Environmental Legislative Preview in Easton Monday night.
All the Eastern Shore's state Senators and Delegates have been invited to the event to share their environmental priorities for the upcoming General Assembly, which begins Jan. 9. The legislators will also take questions from the audience.
The event is being hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, and ShoreRivers. Representatives of the environmental organizations will also discuss their priorities for the upcoming session.
The legislative preview takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center at 114 South Washington St. in Easton. It is free to attend, but advance registration is recommended.
This year, Maryland legislators are expected to deal with issues such as managing the state's oyster population, adjusting renewable energy guidelines, and restoring and protecting Maryland's forests. For more information and to preregister, visit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's website or contact Hilary Gibson at 410-543-1999 or [email protected].