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The Nature Conservancy

Maryland / DC

Maryland / DC

The Nature Conservancy
425 Barlow Place
Suite 100
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-897-8570


Latest News

  • Press Release | July 26, 2023

    The Maryland and DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy announced today that Kahlil Kettering has taken over leadership as its new Executive Director.   Most recently, Kettering was the program director for TNC Bezos Earth Fund. Prior to that, Kettering served as the Urban Conservation Program Director for the Maryland and DC chapter.

    “Kahlil built our urban program from the ground up, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to the Maryland and DC Chapter,” said Maryland and DC Chapter Board Chair Elizabeth Lewis. “Kahlil’s passion is inspiring, and we are excited to see how he helps introduce TNC to new communities, from Western Maryland to Baltimore to DC to the Eastern Shore.”

  • Gensler | June 7, 2023

    In this blog addressing issues of climate justice in American cities, Baltimore Program Director Isaac Hametz shares his perspective on the importance of building relationships with local partners. 

  • Scripps News | April 20, 2023

    In this video, Deborah Landau, MDDC's director of ecological management, joins Scripps News to talk about the role trees play in storing carbon and why it's important to plant the right trees in the right place. 

  • Chesapeake Bay Program | April 12, 2023

    MD/DC Director of Ecological Management Deborah Landau is quoted about the chapter's use of fire as an ecological tool, highlighting a recent controlled burn at Nassawango Creek Preserve.

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