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Co-founder of MWS receives Heritage Award

posted Oct 1, 2017, 12:34 PM by   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 12:58 PM ]
At their annual dinner on September 22, 2017 the Conservancy for Charles County feted Jim Long, current president of the Mattawoman Watershed Society, with its annual Heritage Award. Cited was his work
organizing advocates and applying scientific knowledge to persistently champion improved land-use policies in Charles County, which controls three-fourths of the Mattawoman Creek watershed.

Cited specifically was the recent adoption of the Watershed Conservation District, a long-held goal of the Smarter Growth Alliance for Charles County, of which MWS is a founding member.

Pictured is Hal Delaplane, right, president of the Conservancy for Charles County, presenting the award to Jim Long, left.