Partners for Open Space is a statewide coalition of over 100 groups seeking to secure, save and protect Maryland’s land conservation programs.
Together the Partners for Open Space represent more than 200,000 Marylanders!
By joining Partners for Open Space, you join an active and dedicated coalition. Your organization and its members are the key to our success. Joining Partners for Open Space is FREE! As a member organization you will receive the following:
- Regular email updates during the General Assembly session.
- Action Alerts on land conservation issues that you can send to your members.
- Opportunities to connect with YOUR elected officials and let them know how important Program Open Space is to your organization.
- Listing as a partner on the website and in Partners for Open Space literature
All we ask from you is that you help us protect and strengthen this critical program.
If you and your organization would like to join Partners for Open Space, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicholas Redding, Preservation Maryland, Chair
Charlotte Davis, Rural Maryland Council, Vice-Chair
Joel Dunn, Chesapeake Conservancy, Vice Chair
John Campagna, 1000 Friends of Maryland, Fiscal Agent
Jim Baird, American Farmland Trust
John Byrd, MACO Parks and Recreation Administrators
Mollie Byron, The Nature Conservancy
Bill Crouch, The Conservation Fund
Kelly Dudeck, Grow and Fortify
Josh Hastings, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy
William Leahy, Maryland Environmental Trust
Chuck Montrie, Maryland Recreation and Parks Association
Karla Raettig, Maryland League of Conservation Voters
Lucille Walker, Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium
Kent Whitehead, The Trust for Public Land
Ann Jones, Director, Partners for Open Space
Thanks to Governor Hogan and the Maryland Legislature for Supporting funding for Parks, Playgrounds, Farms, and Historic Places in the 2017 legislature – help us work to be sure that the 2018 continues to honor the promise made to fully fund these important programs.