First Day Hikes are a great way to start the New Year in a fun and healthy way. Maryland Park Service rangers, staff, and volunteers will lead more than 30 hikes on public lands and state parks New Year’s Day.
Did you know that Tuesday, December 17, 2019 is National Maple Syrup Day? When you think of the sweet, golden liquid we know as maple syrup, you probably think of Canada or New England. But did you know that Maryland has its own maple syrup tradition, too?
Did you know? The primary species of Christmas Trees grown in Maryland are Scotch Pine, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, and Fraser Fir according to the Maryland Christmas Tree Association. Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s cultural landscapes and supports it’s regional legacy businesses, so this holiday season we feature three of Maryland’s oldest Christmas tree farms:
From award-winning libations to botanical skincare lines to food items steeped in Maryland tradition, this year’s Holiday Gift Guide showcases the diversity and creativity that exists among Maryland’s makers. While making your list and checking it twice, we hope you enjoy reviewing the unique gift options which can be found through the fabulous businesses in our great state.