Carroll County Forestry Board

To promote the stewardship, conservation, and sustainable use of Maryland’s Forest Resources

Who We Are

What We Do

Commonly referred to as Forestry Boards, the Forest Conservancy District Boards function in all jurisdictions, 23 Maryland Counties and Baltimore City. The 24 boards are joined in a State Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards. The Maryland Association provides a means of communication and exchange of ideas among the local boards and acts as a channel to its parent agency, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources-Forest Service.

The Forestry Boards were established in 1943 to assist the State’s Forest Park and Wildlife Service with the promotion of rural forest management on privately owned woodlands. Today, the role of the Forestry Boards has been expanded to help restore the Chesapeake Bay, improve the environment in urban and suburban areas, and educate the general public about the wide range of forest benefits.

Spring Thaw Workshop

Learn more about growing and protecting trees by attending our workshop

Natural Resources Career Camp

Each year, The forestry board sends two local high school  students to the Nrcc to learn more about careers in the field  

Backyard Buffers

Every spring, the Carroll County forestry board offers local land owners trees at cost to create new stream buffers

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