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Maryland Wilderness Association archives


Maryland Wilderness Association archives
Maryland Wilderness Association
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0.50 linear feet
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State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

The Maryland Wilderness Association was a statewide independent society of citizens actively supporting conservation of natural and recreational resources. The Association was a prominent participant in public discussions of conservation issues, sponsoring educational programs and publicizing numerous environmental concerns. It ceased operations in 1975. The association's archives include material on the Assateague Parkland; Annemessex Industrial Park; beverage containers in Bowie; Canal and River Rights Council; Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; Outer Beltway hearings; Patuxent River Basin Plan; and whistling swans.

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Maryland Wilderness Association archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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