Tools and Resources

Tools are made possible by the many organizations (credited throughout the website) that provide content, training, expertise, and financial support. By sharing information and resources that further our mutual goals, land trusts, public agencies, non-profits, and other diverse partners will be more equipped to: 

  • Increase the pace of land conservation.
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of land conservation work.
  • Ensure that land conservation is lasting.
  • Build strong conservation organizations.
  • Raise public understanding and support for conservation.

Map Tools

  • Maryland GreenPrint Targeted Ecological Areas

    The Maryland GreenPrint Targeted Ecological Areas are a limited number of areas that rank exceptionally high for ecological criteria and that have a practical potential for preservation.

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  • Maryland Rural Legacy Areas

    The purpose of the Rural Legacy Program is to protect Maryland's best remaining rural landscapes and natural areas through the purchase of land or conservation easements.

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  • Maryland Agricultural Priority Preservation Areas

    Agricultural Priority Preservation Areas are designated by counties and certified by the Maryland Department of Planning as agricultural conservation priorities.

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  • Maryland Wildlife Action Plan

    Maryland's Wildlife Diversity Conservation Plan lays the groundwork for conserving Maryland's full array of terrestrial and aquatic wildlife by focusing on its more vulnerable species and the lands and waters they require for survival.

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