Unit Staff Contacts
The Department of Natural Resources Land Acquisition and Planning Unit works to advance land conservation and outdoor recreational opportunities in Maryland. The unit includes the following divisions.
Manages the day to day operations of the Land Acquisition and Planning unit and provides vital support functions to the different divisions.
The Grants, Easements, and Stewardship group administers the Rural Legacy Program,
the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) permanent easement option, conservation easement monitoring for each of these programs, Program Open Space Local, the
Community Parks and Playgrounds Program, Federal Grants and Stewardship.
The Real Property Acquisition and Management group administers Program Open Space
Stateside, the Survey and GIS Team, and Real Property Management.