Maryland Forest Technical Study

Technical Study on Changes in Forest
Cover and Tree Canopy in Maryland

**4:45 pm, 11/16/22 Please be advised that there was an error related to tables 12, 13 & 14 in the original version of the report that we posted. We corrected this issue, but it will take time for the corrected version to cache. To confirm you have the corrected version, on page 51, Table 12, Baltimore City should appear on the row above Baltimore County.

Released in November 2022, the Technical Study on Changes in Forest Cover and Tree Canopy in Maryland, or Maryland Forest Technical Study, commissioned by the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology and conducted together with Chesapeake Conservancy and the University of Vermont, uses high-resolution data to analyze forest and tree canopy change at the local scale and provide a greater understanding of the key drivers of change.

News Release

New Study Finds Forests Conservation Measures Successful in Reducing Maryland Forest Loss, State Has Opportunity to Achieve Net Forest Gain

Staff from Baltimore Tree Trust perform maintenance on trees planted in a median along Route 40 in Baltimore on July 24, 2019. (Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program)

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