2014 Maryland's Land Conservation Conference


  • $68.00  -  Day 1 - Thursday, April 3, 2014 - ($68 after March 14)
  • $68.00  -  Day 2 - Friday, April 4, 2014 - ($68 after March 14)
  • $135.00  -  Both Days - April 3 and 4, 2014 - ($135 after March 14)


Registration Instructions:

Please select which workshops you are most likely to attend Select one workshop per time slot. Full workshop descriptions are available on conservermd.org. Payment may be by credit card or by check.

Checks should be made payable to Maryland Environmental Trust and mailed to:

Maryland Environmental Trust
Attn: Sheila Orwig
100 Community Place, First Floor
Crownsville, MD 21032

Registration Options:

Day 1
$55 (If registered by Friday, March 14, 2014)
$68 (If registered by Tuesday, April 1, 2014)

Day 2
$55 (If registered by Friday, March 14, 2014)
$68 (If registered by Tuesday, April 1, 2014)

Both Days
$110 (If registered by Friday, March 14, 2014)
$135 (If registered by Tuesday, April 1, 2014)

Evening Reception (on April 3, 2014)
$15 (The evening reception is separate and not included in the conference registration fee.)

Walk-in registrations will be accepted, provided there is availability (provided the event does not sell out). Walk-in and late registration is $80 for a single day, $160 for both days.

A limited number of student tickets are available for this year's conference. Please contact us (mgrafton@dnr.state.md.us) before Friday, March 14, 2014 if you are interested in applying.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

In the event that a registrant of the Maryland Land Conservation Conference cannot attend the conference scheduled for April 3-4, 2014, the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) must receive your written request for refund by close of business March 20, 2014. Cancellation requests received after Thursday, March 20, 2014 will not be refunded and MET is not liable for any incurred costs. No-shows who have registered, but have not paid, are liable for the registration and will be invoiced accordingly.


The 14th annual Maryland Land Conservation Conference will take place on April 3-4, 2014 at the Claggett Center in Adamstown, MD. The conference provides opportunity for land trust staff, board members, environmental advocates, elected officials and planners from federal, state and local governments to network and exchange new ideas about the future of land conservation in our region. Online registration is available for one or both days of the conference and includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments and educational sessions. For more information about the conference, to download the agenda or for conference fees, please visit www.conservemd.org.


Join Maryland Environmental Trust for two full days of educational workshops, field trips, peer-to-peer networking, and an evening reception. Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Joe Gill, will provide the keynote address. With an amazing line up of speakers from throughout the Chesapeake Bay region and beyond, this year’s conference will offer a variety of topics on: building new partnerships in land conservation, marketing and fundraising strategies, smart targeting for conservation areas, large landscape conservation, engaging landowners, managing working lands, successful urban land conservation stories, water quality, new trends and other emerging issues.


An evening reception will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 5:30pm until 7:30pm. Tickets to the receptions are only $15. Join us for an evening reception to celebrate the land that the Maryland has protected, engage in dynamic discussions and to reconnect with your colleagues.


Registration is limited! Register  today!


A limited number of student tickets are available for this year's conference. Please contact us before Friday, March 14, 2014 if you are interested in applying.


Thanks to our conference partners for their support! Visit their websites by clicking on their logos below.


Presenting Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Chesapeake Conservancy


Land Trust Alliance


National Park Service -- Chesapeake Bay Office


O'Donohue & O'Donohue





Silver Sponsors

Potomac Conservancy

Trust for Public Land

Other Support

Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust






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