On Thursday, April 21, 2022, Lt. Governor Boyd K Rutherford visited Chapel Point State Park.
This park includes a popular 50-acre waterfront area, and historic archaeological sites: the site of a Jesuit mission established by Father Andrew White around 1640 & areas important to native Piscataway Conoy communities.
On Friday, April 25, 2022, Rutherford visited Mattawoman Natural Environment Area.
This NEA is the only known location of the American lotus tree on the Western Shore of Maryland. Also, its an Audubon recognized Important Bird Area, a designation that serves to further protect this important place for avian species.