Maryland's Streams

The Maryland Environmental Trust is a statewide land trust.


Garrett County Easement

Our mission is to provide landowners with information and tools to permanently protect natural, historic and scenic resources in the state.


Maryland Environmental Trust works with landowners and citizen land trusts to protect Maryland's most treasured landscapes and natural resources as a legacy for future generations.


As one of the oldest and most successful land trusts in the country, MET holds over 1,070 conservation easements preserving over 130,000 acres statewide.


From the Chesapeake Bay to the mountains of Garrett County, our Land Conservation, Monitoring and Stewardship, and Land Trust Assistance Programs promote the protection of open land.

MET also provides grants to environmental education projects through the Keep Maryland Beautiful Program.

MET Inaugural Fete at Sagamore Farm

Saturday Nov 1, 2014

5:00pm to 8:00pm
Sagamore Farmhouse
3366 Belmont Avenue
Glyndon, MD 21071

Early Registration Encouraged, Limited Space
$200 per person

Click Here to Reserve your Spot

Click Here for Directions

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Environmental Benefactors:

Mr. and Mrs. Ellis J. Parker, Mt. Pleasant Farm


Green Space Guardians:

L'Aiglon Foundation

Constance J. Lieder

Stanislaw Maliszewski and Julia Jitkoff

Hunting Ridge Farm

Frank and Helen Bonsal

James and Katie Constable

Brown Advisory - Thoughtful Investing.

Law Offices of O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue, LLP

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The Valleys Planning Council

A special thanks to:

Wells Discount Liquors

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For information about sponsorship click here.

For more information please contact Wendy Stringfellow
410-514-7905 or at wendy.stringfellow@maryland.gov.

2013 Year in Review

2013 Year in Review

Click here to see a pdf slideshow of
MET's accomplishments in 2013.

Conservation Land for Sale

Photo of MET Conservation property

Click here to view listings of available conservation properties.

For more information contact Joan Lally at Joan.Lally@maryland.gov or 410-514-7914.

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MET Protected Acres

130,000 and counting

2014-2020 MET Long-Range Plan - Click here to download.

2014 Board of Trustee Meetings

  • November 3, 2014
    November meeting to be held from 4-9 p.m. at Tawes State Office Building (DNR), 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401- Rm# CR_C1
  • December 1, 2014.
    December meeting to be held from 5-8 at Smithsonian Education Research Center (SERC), 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater, MD 20137.

These meetings are scheduled the first Monday of each month with the exception of September to avoid a conflict with the Labor Day holiday. The Board does not meet in January, July and August.