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Back River Neck Rural Legacy Area

The Back River Neck Peninsula is one of seven districts that comprise Baltimore County's Coastal Rural Legacy Area. This area is 3,819 acres and is located approximately 12 miles east of Baltimore, Maryland. It is the goal of the Coastal Rural Legacy Plan to protect large blocks of forest, wetlands, farms and other open spaces that are of significant ecological value.

Ecological Assessment Report

Baltimore County Environmental Protection and Sustainability has completed an ecological resource study. The study includes assessments of the plant community, wetlands, wildlife, shoreline, and stream conditions. The full report is available in local libraries or you may download selected sections from the following list:


Wally Lippincott
Land Preservation Program Manager
Phone: 410-887-3854
Fax: 410-887-3510

Revised July 29, 2014


Revised April 6, 2016        

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