Home to nearly 80 conservation, preservation and sustainability-focused organizations, the Greater Annapolis area is the epicenter of Maryland’s environmental movement. From restoring wildlife habitats to influencing environmental policy, your neighbors are stepping up and making a difference. Find your fit and get involved.
CLA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to using the law to improve the quality of the Chesapeake Bay. It coordinates a network of lawyers who volunteer their time and professional skills to representing environmental organizations, citizens’ groups, and individuals in their efforts to improve the health of the Chesapeake and its watershed.
Network (CSN) runs the Chesapeake Bay Stormwater Training Partnership, a collaborative effort with the Center for Watershed Protection, Stormwater Maintenance Consulting, LLC, and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to provide free, targeted training to stormwater professionals throughout the Bay watershed in order to address the stormwater problem and improve water quality in streams and […]
Environment Maryland is a citizen-based environmental advocacy project of Environment America whose members believe that Maryland is full of special places worth protecting and preserving for future generations. It researches the challenges confronting the environment and educates the public through reports, news conferences, interviews, op-ed pieces, letters to the editor and more, to raise awareness […]
The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization whose mission is to promote, protect and enhance the public trails owned and operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks. The Friends have established and continue to maintain pocket parks along County trails, and recruit individuals to maintain […]
The Institute’s goal is to support healthy communities and a healthy Earth by strengthening leaders, organizations coalitions and networks. It serves local, state, regional and national groups working on conservation and environmental issues.
IPC educates, supports and inspires people and communities of faith to advocate for the waters of the Chesapeake through policies and practices that promote a healthier environment and healthier people.
The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is a non-profit environmental science organization and ocean research foundation, based in Maryland, established to help preserve, protect and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources through research, education, and outreach. Its mission is to protect and restore ocean health by providing science-based solutions and working to make […]
The MRA is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the water quality, plants, and wildlife of the Magothy River and its watershed. Founded in 1946, the MRA is an all-volunteer non-profit group representing over 300 individual members and 30 community associations within the Magothy River Watershed. The organization designs and executes projects that restore […]
The Trust is a non-profit organization composed of concerned Magothy River area residents. Its mission is to preserve the environment and protect the land within the Magothy River watershed by accepting donations of conservation easements, acquiring property through gift or purchase, and by fostering an increased understanding of our natural resources.
This nonprofit is focused on cataloging all the living things of Maryland. Its goal is to promote education and conservation by helping to build a vibrant nature study community. The project was started in June 2012 by Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton and has cataloged nearly 19,000 species, including nearly 11,000 species with photographs, […]