MET Presents Land Trust Workshop on Board Excellence
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MET Presents Land Trust Workshop on Board Excellence

Registration deadline November 29

When: Monday, December 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore; 1324 Belmont Avenue, Suite 401, Salisbury
Who: Land trust staff, reps, those interested in land conservation
Cost: Free
RSVP: Michelle Grafton at

Professional trainer and consultant, Peter Lane of the Institute for Conservation Leadership will lead a three hour workshop, Your Board at Its Best: Cultivating Board Excellence, especially designed for land trust volunteers, staff and board members.

Hosted by the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET), this workshop will identify steps organization can make to strengthen shared leadership to make its board more efficient, effective and enjoyable. This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with land conservation colleagues.

The event is free but reservations are required.  Please RSVP to Michelle Grafton at by 3 p.m. on November 29. Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

The roundtable is sponsored by MET thanks to a grant from the Land Trust Alliance.

The Maryland Environmental Trust was established in 1967 by the Maryland General Assembly as a charitable organization and now serves as the statewide land trust. MET currently holds 1,050 easements totaling over 129,000 acres in Maryland. Governed by a citizen board of trustees, MET is affiliated with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and promotes the permanent protection of land through its conservation easement, stewardship and land trust assistance programs.