UMD Professor Lori Lynch Appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Environmental Trust

Speaker of the House of Maryland Delegates Recommends the Appointment of UMD Professor Lynch to the Board of the Maryland Environmental Trust

Maryland Environmental Trust

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February 5, 2021 Katherine Faulkner

UMD Professor Loretta (Lori) M. Lynch, chair of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET), a part of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

The Speaker of the House of Maryland Delegates, Adrienne A. Jones, approved the appointment of Professor Lynch.

As noted on the MET website, “The Maryland Environmental Trust works with landowners, local communities, and citizen land trusts to protect Maryland's most treasured landscapes and natural resources as a legacy for future generations. We accomplish this work by providing direct assistance, information, and innovative tools to ensure the ongoing stewardship and public concern for the natural, historic, and scenic resources of the state.” 

“I am honored and excited to have an opportunity to use my research to increase land conservation in Maryland,” said Lynch.

In addition to offering technical assistance, workshops, and training regarding land trusts, the MET also provides grants to environmental education projects through the Keep Maryland Beautiful Program.

MET 2020/2021 Winter Newsletter
Maryland Environmental Trust Website