The Maryland Planning Commissioners Association Thanks Everyone Who Made the 38th Annual Conference a Success! 

MPCA Corner

A Message from MPCA President Danny Winborne: 

Over the course of three days (Oct 25 – 27), the Maryland Planning Commissioners (MPCA) and its partners conducted nine educational sessions, an annual meeting, and a recognition ceremony celebrating the vital work of Maryland’s citizen planners.  

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Maryland Land Trusts to Pilot New Technology for Conservation Monitoring:  

Maryland Environmental Trust, Lower Shore Land Trust Receive Grant 

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Figure 1 – news.maryland.gov/dnr 

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) and  Lower Shore Land Trust, Inc. (LSLT) were jointly awarded a grant from the Land Trust Alliance and The Nature Conservancy-California to pilot state-of-the-art technology for monitoring land conservation easements.  

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2020 Census Data Released Thursday, August 12  

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The U.S. Census Bureau (USCB) released the initial 2020 Census data to all states on Thursday, August 12 following a 1:00 p.m. press conference. A summary of the raw data has been posted to the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) State Data Center website.  Planning also tabulated housing units and population, which is also posted.

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