A woman in a blue coat holds binoculars up to her eyes. She sits on a rock outcrop looking out over a wooded mountain. The leaves are just beginning to show shades of gold.
Western Maryland Forests We use science to better understand forest health and resilience to threats such as climate change. © Kent Mason

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The Nature Conservancy in Maryland / DC

Make a Difference in Maryland and DC

From western Maryland's Central Appalachian forests to our nation's capital and beyond to the Chesapeake Bay, we're working on the ground to deliver large-scale, science-based conservation projects that will help people and nature adapt to a changing climate.

Conservation in Maryland and Washington, DC

Learn more about our conservation efforts across the region and ways that you can connect with nature.