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The Nature Conservancy in Maryland / DC

A large patch of carnivorous pitcher plants. Tall green plants with red veined fronds lined with tiny hairs around an open "mouth" filled with liquid.
Pitcher Plants Slippery footing at the pitcher's rim, causes insects to fall inside, where they die and are digested by the plant with proteases and other enzymes. © Kent Mason

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.