Comptroller Franchot to Present Proclamation to Environmental Education Center in Kent County

Students Take Part in Free Environmental and Agro-Ecology Program at State Park


WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot


WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will present a proclamation to Wayne Gilchrest, director of the Sassafras Environmental Education Center (SEEC) in Kennedyville, recognizing the center’s efforts to provide a free environmental and agro-ecology program to school-age and special education students as they explore the 1,000-acre state park. Funding is provided through the Department of Natural Resources and administrative support is from the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy. Mr. Gilchrest is a former 1st District Congressman and former Kent County Public Schools teacher.


WHEN            Friday, April 1, 2016

                        1:30 p.m.


WHERE:        Sassafras Environmental Education Center

Office at Knocks Folly

13761 Turners Creek Road

Kennedyville, MD 21645