On behalf of the Maryland Environmental Trust, thank you for participating in the 15th Annual Maryland Land Conservation Conference on April 30 – May 1, 2015 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD. We greatly appreciate your role in making this annual event a huge success!
Download a copy of the conference program.
Download session and presentation materials.
Read a DNR’s press release on MET’s 2015 Maryland Land Conservation Conference.
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Click here to submit a proposal for the 2016 Maryland Land Conservation Conference.
Completed proposals are due by August 17, 2015 and should be submitted using the online form. At this time, workshops will be 75 minutes in length. Additional details will be available soon. Please contact Michelle Grafton at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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|April 30, 2015||10:00 AM||Keynote Speech|
|April 30, 2015||11:00 AM||Will You Help Us Save This Place? Community Outreach Examples From the National Trust|
|April 30, 2015||11:00 AM||Funding Conservation-Based Land Acquisition and Restoration Through Grants Using Innovative Partnerships|
|April 30, 2015||11:00 AM||Demystifying Advocacy – Being an Ambassador to Your Public Officials|
|April 30, 2015||1:45 PM||The Indigenous Cultural Landscape: A Conservation Concept for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed|
|April 30, 2015||1:45 PM||Making the Most of Your Conservation Project: Potential Partners and Funding Opportunities|
|April 30, 2015||1:45 PM||Program Open Space – The History and Future of Maryland's Land Preservation Programs|
|April 30, 2015||3:20 PM||This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: Engaging Story to Protect Landscape|
|April 30, 2015||3:20 PM||Fundraising 101: Raising Money on a Budget|
|April 30, 2015||3:20 PM||Speak Persuasively Not Abrasively|
|May 1, 2015||9:00 AM||Stewardship Roundtable|
|May 1, 2015||9:00 AM||An Environmental Enhancement Partnership Between MET and SHA|
|May 1, 2015||10:30 AM||Interactive Web Tools to Effectively Distribute High Resolution Data and Inform Landscape Planning|
|May 1, 2015||10:30 AM||Retrofitting Suburbia: "Retooling" Tested Methods for Conservation Planning for Use in the Inner Suburbs|
|May 1, 2015||10:30 AM||Farmland at Risk: Emerging Legal Issues, Land Trust Resources and Creative Approaches to Landowner Outreach|
|May 1, 2015||1:00 PM||Trying Times: Important Lessons to be Learned from Recent Federal Tax Cases Involving Conservation Easement Donations|
|May 1, 2015||1:00 PM||Community Conservation: Making Your Work Resilient and Your Land Trust Relevant|
|May 1, 2015||1:00 PM||Large Landscape Conservation: Scaling Up Conservation Efforts from George Washington's Potomac to the Chesapeake Bay|
|May 1, 2015||2:30 PM||Land Trust Roundtable|
|May 1, 2015||2:30 PM||Urban Forest Patches Matter: Why They Are Falling Through the Cracks, and Why We Need to Save Them|
|May 1, 2015||2:30 PM||Jump-Starting Natural Resource Conservation, Now and Beyond|