Publications 

Many of the available publications and materials are available from Southern Maryland RC&D. If you would like to receive any of the items linked below in hard copy, please fill out an Order Form and submit the completed form to our Waldorf office. There will be no charge for small orders. Please check back regularly for updated publications and resources. If you would like to see a particular resource made available on this website, please let us know.

Conservation Publications

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Living Shorelines: A more natural erosion control alternative - Nov 5, 2010 - 1:30:54 PM
This page is an introduction to living shorelines as a more natural approach to shoreline erosion control and provides several resources to find more information about living shorelines.

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Shore Erosion Control - The Natural Approach - Jul 15, 2005 - 3:13:50 PM
Traditionally, reduction of shoreline erosion has been accomplished by structural means, such as a stone revetments or wooden bulkheads. Structural armoring may be the only solution along very exposed, high-energy shorelines or along heavy boat traffi c areas. However, many shorelines along the Bay’s tributaries and protected coves can benefi t from an alternative, non-structural technique.

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Agritourism Publications

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Income Opportunities For Your Farm: Alternative Enterprises & Agritourism Resources - Jan 7, 2007 - 6:06:09 PM
The CD “Income Opportunities For Your Farm:  Alternative Enterprises & Agritourism Resources” contains numerous publications including “Taking the First Step”, “Building a Sustainable Business” and many others.  There are also links to additional web resources and publications and information about potential funding sources.  “Income Opportunities For Your Farm” is currently only available on CD-ROM.  Supplies are limited

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Taking the First Step: Farm and Ranch Alternative Enterprise and Agritourism Resource Evaluation Guide - Jan 7, 2004 - 2:46:41 PM
This publication was prepared in response to requests from local advisors, farmers, and ranchers for a simple guide to the first step in identifying alternative income-producing agricultural enterprises and agritourism opportunities. The requests stipulated that the guide be useful in developing business and marketing plans to help entrepreneurs reduce risk through diversification of farm and ranch enterprises.

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Natural Resouces Conservation Service (NRCS)


The publication and summary below are provided care of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. For more information about the NRCS and its important cooperative conservation work nationwide, please refer to the NRCS website. For additional publications, please visit the NRCS publications page.
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov 
http://landcare.sc.egov.usda.gov

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