Chesapeake Conservancy President & CEO Joel Dunn to Participate in 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Annapolis, MD – President and CEO Joel Dunn of the Chesapeake Conservancy will join U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell; U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer; Director Neil Kornze, Bureau of Land Management; Secretary Mark Belton, Maryland Department of Natural Resources; and Acting State Director Marci Todd for the BLM Eastern States Office at a celebration of the success of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) during its 50th anniversary.


Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior

Steny Hoyer, U.S. Congressman (D-MD)

Neil Kornze, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director

Mark Belton, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Marci Todd, Acting State Director for the BLM Eastern States Office

Joel Dunn, President and CEO of the Chesapeake Conservancy



50th Anniversary Celebration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund



Friday, May 22, 2015, 10:30 a.m. EST – Press Conference



Douglas Point State Natural Resources Management Area, Nanjemoy

Chiles Homesite

9699 Riverside Road

Nanjemoy, MD 20662


Credentialed members of the media are encouraged to RSVP here.

There is a 15-minute hike/walk to the press conference site from the parking lot, so casual attire and sturdy, comfortable shoes are recommended.