About Us

Salisbury's city park in snow

WET is the only environmental organization solely focused on Wicomico County issues and their impact on the greater Chesapeake Bay watershed. Over the past decade, WET has expanded and enriched public dialogue on important environmental issues on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, focusing its efforts particularly on advocacy, education, public policy, and litigation for environmental protection in Wicomico County.


WET's goals are:

  • To protect water resources
  • To preserve native ecosystems and wildlife
  • To encourage sustainable agriculture
  • To promote Wicomico County's rural character and natural landscapes
  • To nurture attractive, livable, and environmentally friendly communities
  • To encourage smart growth practices in Wicomico County.


About Us

The Wicomico Environmental Trust advocates for policies and programs that preserve and protect nature in our county and the Chesapeake Bay region. We work with other nonprofits, government, businesses, and individuals to keep our water, forests, and farmland beautiful and healthy for future generations to enjoy.

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