The Forever Maryland Foundation will hold its 2021 Maryland Land Conservation Conference – “Preserving with a Purpose” – on July 13th & 14th at Ripken Stadium, in Aberdeen, MD.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic increase of individuals seeking to be in and among nature and to truly appreciate its benefits. Coming out of this global health crisis, we hope to build on the appreciation for nature and natural resources – and to help communities recommit to investing in local foods, recreation, species protection, climate resilience and much more,” said Wendy Stringfellow, President of the Forever Maryland Foundation. “This conference will be a great place to learn and reconnect in a safe and fun environment.”
From the press release:
This year’s two-day conference will feature various topics including: the creation of a new Chesapeake National Recreation Area; the future of Maryland agriculture; the latest conservation & restoration mapping tools; advancing DEIJ within environmental & conservation priorities; a local government leaders panel; a Chief Sustainability Officers Roundtable and so much more.
This in-person event will be held in the airy and spacious club level floor of Ripken Stadium and will feature nearly 50 speakers — including the region’s most influential innovators, conservation leaders, elected officials, and more.
The Forever Maryland Foundation is a new statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of Maryland’s land, water, wildlife, and other natural values.
For more information visit their website.