Maryland Access to Waterways
House Bill 797 provides an important opportunity to expand the public's access to Maryland's waterways for fishing,canoeing and kayaking -- one that can be achieved relatively quickly and at little or no cost.
One way to improve access is along our State's bridge crossings, road ends or roadways adjacent to waterways when they are being constructed or reconstructed.
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Chesapeake Bay Treasured Landscape Initiative - 2010
The ACA has joined 22 notable other organizations and agencies in calling for the creation of a Chesapeake Bay Treasured Landscape Initiative in response to President Obama's Chesapeake Executive Order 13508.
The main focus of this initiative is to acquire a strong federal commitment and funding for:
- Conserving the Chesapeake's landscapes
- Enhancing public access
- Improving interpretation and public education
- Promotion of citizen stewardship
- Restoration of critical fish & wildlife habitats
The ACA serves on the Access Committee and has a goal of adding 300 access points by 2025.
- EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Letter (PDF)