Maryland's Forestry Industry StoryMap

Forest land is the second largest land-use in Maryland, with 2.5 million acres (nearly 40 percent of all state land), supporting a major industry and underpinning the environmental well-being of our state. If our forests lose their economic value to the people who own them, we will likely lose the forests.

Explore this StoryMap to learn more about Maryland's forestry industry and where it's going!



Date Completed

May 2021


  • Rural Maryland Council
  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Service
  • Western Maryland Resource Conservation and Development Council
  • Maryland Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service


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