A yellow and black butterfly sits on top of a purple flower.
Eastern tiger swallowtail Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly on Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) © Kent Mason

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Digital Dialogues

Maryland / DC

Make your lunch hour more interesting! Join us for these free, virtual gatherings that focus on our conservation efforts and successes in Maryland/DC—and beyond. 

Register for an upcoming Digital Dialogue and receive instructions on how to join this virtual session from home.

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Building Maryland’s Coastal Resilience
Wednesday, September 2 | 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. EST

Sea levels in the Chesapeake Bay have risen about a foot in the last century—an alarming rate at more than twice the global average. By 2050, models project that we could see an average of two feet of sea-level rise.

Join Resilient Coasts Program Director Kelly Leo on Wednesday, September 2 to learn how TNC is using mitigation and adaptation to tackle climate change and to strengthen the resiliency of Maryland's Eastern Shore.

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The Appalachians & The Amazon
Thursday, October 8 | 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. EST

The future of the world is intimately linked to the forests of Brazil. And the forests of Allegany and Garrett counties in western Maryland are a critical migratory corridor for hundreds of plants and animals, especially as climate change shifts their ranges north.

Join Indigenous Policy Specialist Eduardo Vieira Barnes of The Nature Conservancy in Brazil and Resilient Forests Program Director Donnelle Keech of TNC's Maryland/DC chapter on Thursday, October 8 for a discussion on forest resilience, both in our backyard and across the globe. 

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