The 2014 application by the State of Maryland to recognize and protect Mallows Bay has been approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration early this month. The designation will help protect the natural and cultural resources of the 18-square mile area in Charles County, Maryland.
Delegate Steve Lafferty of Baltimore County is a long-time advocate for investment in Maryland’s cities and towns and protection of the environment. He will be recognized with the Legislative Champion Award by Preservation Maryland at the 2019 Best of Maryland annual awards.
Thanks to a bill sponsored by Senator Katie Fry Hester, with language provided, in part, by Preservation Maryland, the Maryland Department of Planning is now seeking a qualified consultant to conduct a study to address the challenge of reusing large campuses of historic structures, such as Preservation Maryland’s Six-to-Fix project Glenn Dale Hospital in Prince George’s County.