Six Events Held in Every Region of State

News Release, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology of the University of Maryland and theMaryland Department of Natural Resourceswill host six public listening sessions in May to aid in the development of Maryland Forest Service’s 2020Forest Action Plan.

The plan assesses the current state of the forest resources and lays out the strategy for addressing forestry priorities in the state. These listening sessions will allow stakeholders to provide feedback on how the plan should be structured and what it should include.

Sessions are held in every region of the state, with identical information presented at each event.

All sessions are free and open to the public; registration is available at the links below.

The dates and locations of the listening sessions are:

Western Region
May 8 from6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Allegany College of Maryland, Continuing Education Building, Room 12/14
12401 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland
Register atgo.umd.edu/fapwmd

Central Region
May 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Urbana Regional Library, Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
9020 Amelung St., Frederick
Register atgo.umd.edu/fapcmdf

Annapolis
May 13 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Room C-1
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis
Register atgo.umd.edu/fapcmda

Lower Eastern Shore
May 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Ward Museum of Wildfowl, Legacy Center
909 South Schumaker Drive, Salisbury
Register atgo.umd.edu/faples

Middle/Upper Eastern ShoreMay 15 from9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Chesapeake College, Room HPAC-127
1000 College Circle, Wye Mills
Register atgo.umd.edu/fapues

Southern Region
May 20, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Potomac Branch Library, Potomac Meeting Room
3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head
Register atgo.umd.edu/fapsmd

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