Increase public awareness of environmental concerns, good sustainable forestry practices and the many benefits of tree cover in rural, urban and suburban Chesapeake Bay areas.
Encourage, identify and implement tree planting opportunities on private property, working with landowners to maximize their property's benefits to the environment such as nutrient reduction and air and water quality.
Create and maintain a steady pipeline into Natural Resources fields in Maryland through college Fellowships and hands-on career camps for high school students.
Promote and implement programs that address the green infrastructure and quality-of-life issues within our cities and municipalities.
Strengthen the effectiveness and outreach potential of our 24 local Forestry Boards through targeted training programs and by acting as a fiduciary agent and fundraising manager for specific Forestry Board programs.
Promotes sustainable forestry through active legislative advocacy, administers the largest tree-planting operation on private property in the state, directly supports several Urban Forestry programs, manages the largest college Fellowships in the field of Natural Resources in the mid-Atlantic and acts as the fiduciary agent for Maryland Forestry Board programs such as the Natural Resources Careers Camp for high school students.More About Us Contact Us