Maryland's Streams

The Maryland Environmental Trust is a statewide land trust.


Garrett County Easement

Our mission is to provide landowners with information and tools to permanently protect natural, historic and scenic resources in the state.


Maryland Environmental Trust works with landowners and citizen land trusts to protect Maryland's most treasured landscapes and natural resources as a legacy for future generations.


As one of the oldest and most successful land trusts in the country, MET holds over 1,070 conservation easements preserving over 130,000 acres statewide.


From the Chesapeake Bay to the mountains of Garrett County, our Land Conservation, Monitoring and Stewardship, and Land Trust Assistance Programs promote the protection of open land.

MET also provides grants to environmental education projects through the Keep Maryland Beautiful Program.

2013 Year in Review

2013 Year in Review

Click here to see a pdf slideshow of
MET's accomplishments in 2013.

Conservation Land for Sale

Photo of MET Conservation property

Click here to view listings of available conservation properties.

For more information contact Joan Lally at JLally@dnr.state.md.us or 410-514-7914.

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MET Protected Acres

130,000 and counting

2014-2020 MET Long-Range Plan - Click here to download.

2014 Board Trustee Meetings

  • SPECIAL MET Board Meeting
    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    from 5:00 pm 7:00 pm
    at the Maryland Geological Survey
    2300 St. Paul St.
    Baltimore, MD 21218

  • June 2, 2014
  • September 8, 2014
  • October 6, 2014 (Optional)
  • November 3, 2014

100 Community Place, First Floor
Crownsville, MD

6:00 Dinner
6:30 Business Meeting

These meetings are scheduled the first Monday of each month with the exception of September to avoid a conflict with the Labor Day holiday. The Board does not meet in January, July and August.