Chestertown – The Center for Environment & Society (CES) at Washington College and the Town of Chestertown are pleased to announce that the Town has received a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust in order to begin implementation of the Town’s Community Forest Master Plan.
This plan involves planting a minimum of 2,000 trees within the Town’s official boundaries over the next four years, beginning with this Fall/Winter planting season, in order to eventually reach a 45% tree canopy cover.
The Town is offering a “buy one tree, get one free” program for residents of Chestertown proper only; the coupons are available at Town Hall on Cross Street.The Center for Environment & Society works to instill a conservation ethic by connecting people to the land and water.
It supports interdisciplinary research and education, exemplary stewardship of natural and cultural resources, and the integration of ecological and social values. For more information, visit www.ces.washcoll.edu or call 410/810-7161.