Land Acquisition and Planning

2019-2023 Maryland Land Preservation and Recreation Plan Draft

We Welcome Your Input! 30-day Public Comment Period

Public input is welcome on any part of the draft 2019-2023 Land Preservation and Recreation Plan.

How to Comment

Click here to submit public comments online. Submissions will remain anonymous. The public comment period will end March 8, 2019 at 12 Noon.

You can also mail your comments to:

Maryland State Land Preservation and Recreation Plan Coordinator
580 Taylor Ave., E-4
Annapolis, MD 21401

Click here to download the entire PDF of the Draft 2019-2023 Maryland Land Preservation and Recreation Plan. Or use the links below to read specific Chapters of the Plan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Executive Summary
Purpose of this Plan
Key Issues and Recommendations Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction
Purpose of this Plan
Planning Process Overview
Current State of Public Outdoor Recreation in Maryland
Getting People Outdoors is Good for Maryland
Priorities and Goals for the Next Five Years

Chapter 2: Maryland’s Public Parks and Open Spaces
Inventory of Public Outdoor Recreation Sites
Known Usage and Visitation
Key Programs and Policies Guiding Land Conservation
Responding to Contemporary Issues Impacting Land Conservation in Maryland
Partners in Land Conservation and Public Outdoor Recreation

Chapter 3: Research and Trends
Maryland’s Changing Population
Feedback from Marylanders – Surveys and Focus Groups
Level of Service Analysis
Trends Impacting Outdoor Recreation in Maryland
Key Research Findings

Chapter 4: Priorities and Goals for the Next Five Years

Appendices

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The public comment period will end March 8, 2019 at 12 Noon.