Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan
Planning with nature for Cheverly's future

Preserve, restore and sustain the natural environment of Cheverly and surrounding areas as intact and healthy ecosystems, through a community participatory process, balancing the fulfillment of human needs and protection of the natural environment.

 This plan will help guide future development, redevelopment, and investment policy decisions in a proactive and sustainable manner within and around the Town of Cheverly.

The Full Text of the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan

Click on the image to read the plan. View or download the plan as a pdf.

The Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan in Brief

Click on the image to read the plan summary.

Streaming Cheverly

2017 Photo Contest -- Cheverly's Streams, Springs, and Wetlands, and all who live in, on, or near them.

The Cheverly Green Infrastructure Committee invites you to celebrate the richness of life in Cheverly and help inspire its protection and conservation.                                  

This year the focus was on Cheverly’s streams, springs and wetlands – and all that live in, on, and around them.

Help Put Our Green Practices on the Map

Tour the Green Trail

Green Infrastructure Committee Meetings

Cheverly Green Plan

The Cheverly Green Infrastructure Committee meets the first Monday of the month. See the calendar above for upcoming meetings.

7:30 PM, Cheverly Community Center, large conference room

All meetings are open. We  suggest you contact sheila.salo (at) to request a  copy of the agenda.

All are welcome at any of the meetings

We Implement the Cheverly Green Plan

August 8, 2013, the Town Council votes in favor of a resolution adopting a revision to the Town Park master plan.

February 28, 2013. Neighborhood Design Center presents draft Town Park Master Plan revision to the Town Council.

September 11, 2012. Annual report of Cheverly Green Infrastructure Committee activities presented to Cheverly Environmental Forum.

May 2, 2012. Cheverly residents reported on current uses and desired changes to Town Park at a public meeting with the Neighborhood Design Center.

November 19, 2011: The Green Plan Implementation Kick-Off Event featured green actions for homeowners and activities for all ages.

November 10, 2011: The Town Council voted to register for the
Sustainable Maryland Program.

October 13, 2011: The Town Council established the Green Infrastructure Committee to oversee implementation of the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan.

September 22, 2011: The Town of Cheverly voted to join the Baltimore Washington Partners for Forest Stewardship.

At the September 8, 2011 Town Meeting
the Town Council voted to “adopt the Recommendations of the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan as a framework to inform investment and activities of the town.”  Read the resolution.

The Back Story

If you want to follow the development of the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan in detail, you will find some of the background reports here.

Final Report of the Outreach and Education Working Group to the Chesapeake Bay Trust, March 20, 2012
    Learn about the outreach and education activities that involved the steering committee, community organizations, the Cheverly Town government and staff, and Cheverly citizens in creating the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan

Presentation of the Cheverly Green Plan

On June 23, 2011, a summary of the proposed Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan was presented to the Town Council. This was the second such presentation.

View the presentation.

Composting Workshop participants

Click here for the refresher course in composting.

NEW     Hear Doug Tallamy talk about sustaining wildlife with native plants in your garden

Cheverly's Streams, Springs, and Wetlands.

Want to build a rain garden? See tips and links here.

New web site

Find news and observations of nature in our town at Cheverly Nature.

Cheverly Vegetable Garden Plots 

 See the planning projects page for county-wide green and planning projects and information on hearings and other meetings.