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Maryland’s Trees Need Your Help

Please take one minute to fill out the form from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation below!

Maryland’s Forest Conservation Act is supposed to protect forests from over-development. But the Forest Conservation Act needs dramatic improvement. The law has slowed forest clearance during some development, but in areas where development pressure is intense and forests are considerable, the law has allowed clear cutting of some of Maryland’s highest quality forests with little to no replacement or transparency in the process. Few, if any, acres are replanted. 

Please click on the above link to tell lawmakers how you feel. A sample letter is included, and you may edit it to personalize it.
Thank you!