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The Nature Conservancy. Visit nature.org/maryland. Our mission. is to preserve plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive . works in all 50 United States and 27 countries.

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The nature conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Visit nature.org/maryland


The nature conservancy

Our mission

is to preserve plants,animals, and natural communities

that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.


The nature conservancy

works in all 50 United States and 27 countries.

has protected more than 117 million acres of land around the world, including more than 64,000 acres across Maryland.

has about 1 million members and supporters, including more than 22,000 in Maryland.

has more than 1,500 dedicated volunteers, including 300 in Maryland.

has 3,200 employees, 720 of whom are scientists.

owns and manages the largest private nature preserve in Maryland.


The nature conservancy

Science guides our work

by identifying Earth’s most important natural places.

Using innovative tools, we protect and restore these priority sites.


The nature conservancy

Ecoregional Planning

The scientific process that guides our work

Conservation Targets

Species

Natural Communities

Matrix Forest Blocks/Occurrences

Aquatic Ecosystems

Estuarine/Coastal/Marine Habitats

Conservation Goals

Viability Assessment

Portfolio of Sites


The nature conservancy

Priorities in Maryland

The Nature Conservancy’s portfolio

Strategic Forest Lands Assessment

Shared Priorities


Common ground

Common Ground

Conversion of forest land to development is a major threat to the goal of maintaining healthy and sustainable forests in Maryland.

Economic viability of forest lands and the associated resource-based economies are important in providing incentives to maintain the forest land base.

Efforts from conservation groups to protect landscapes before they are developed are also necessary to keep forests available for conservation and management.


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