Welcome to the Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board ("Board") website. Our mission is to promote the conservation, stewardship, and sustainable use of the forest resources of this county, both urban and rural, through advocacy and education of sound forest management principles. We hope that you enjoy and benefit from visiting our website. 

Spotlight on Board Events

  1. Nature note for May 12 - Old Growth Forest
  2. Next Board meeting is Monday May 13th at 7 pm at the Tea Room in Gambrill State Park.
  3. Give the gift of trees - have you ever thought about memorializing someone with a tree? DNR will plant a tree to memorialize an event such as births, birthdays, anniversaries, wedding, memorial, holiday or other events.
  4. Have you ever wondered about the history of the forest service?

Scouts Forestry Merit Badge Day

In 2018, 116 Boy Scouts from 18 troups across Frederick County met up with the Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board  at the Walkersville Watershed to work on there Forestry Merit Badge.  102 scouts completed the requirements that day to earn there Forestry Merit Badge.  

Multiple forester from DNR, UMD extension service as well as FCFCDB board members volunteered on the weekend to spent a day in the woods helping the scouts get there badge.  Board member Claude Eans did an outstanding job coordinating the event.

You can contact the Board using the information below:
Frederick County Forest Conservancy District Board
8602 Gambrill Park Road
Frederick, MD 21702
Executive Secretary, Michael Kay
301-473-8417, 301-473-8577 (FAX)
Visit the  Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards offices for a listing of all Maryland county offices (includes mailing addresses and phone numbers). 

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