Upcoming Meeting:

The Upper Shore Regional Council's next Executive Board Meeting will be on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 2:20 at the Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville, MD  21666 (check here for updates). View Upcoming Meetings. The Council will participate in all day Strategic Planning event at the same site beginning at 9:00 a.m.

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Upper Shore Harvest Directory - Have an agricultural business? Want to make it easier for new customers to find you? Submit a survey and be added to the directory!

What is the USRC ?

The Upper Shore Regional Council is a regional planning and development agency for Cecil, Kent and Queen Anne's counties. It exists to foster the physical, economic and social development of the region. For the development of the area's human and economic resources, the Council initiates and coordinates plans and projects. Read More about the USRC

Our Mission

The mission of the USRC is to foster regional planning and development for Cecil, Kent and Queen Anne’s counties; to afford federal, state, county and local governments a regional forum to identify issues and opportunities; and, to provide leadership in planning and implementing programs to improve the quality of life in the Upper Shore Region of Maryland.




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Vines to Wine

Upper Shore Regional Council receives the Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA) 2010 Regional Award for their work in bringing vineyards and wineries to Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore.

The USRC has just launched a new site devoted to the promotion of the Chesapeake Wine Trail on the Eastern Shore. Check it out today at Shore Vines & Vines!