Sustainability Events Calendar

Check out our sustainability calendar of events for a wide range of conference, trainings, and programs across the region.  In addition, we post information regarding Sustainable Maryland-sponsored events. You can also post events of interest to the Sustainable Maryland community by clicking on "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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Human Rights Day

December 10, 2018 - 12:00 am to 11:59 pm

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. It is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages#StandUp4HumanRights


Event Type: Conferences

Financing Tree Canopy: A How-To for Chesapeake Communities

December 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:29 pm

Event Type: Conferences

Agricultural Conservation Leasing Workshop Mid-Shore

January 08, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Chesapeake College

HPAC 127, 1000 College Circle Wye Mills, MD 21679

This is one workshop in a series of scheduled events to educate agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners on strategies and resources to implement conservation leasing practices on leased land.

For additional information and to register for the webinar or a workshop, visit is external). For questions, contact Nancy Nunn at (410) 827-8056 or

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops

National Bike Summit

March 09, 2019 to March 12, 2019

The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill and showcasing successes on the ground, learning how they happen, and exploring ways to expand their reach. 


Event Type: Conferences

The Humane Garden: Cultivating Compassion for all Creatures Severna Park

April 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location and specific date/time TBD

Event Type: Conferences

Green Neighbor Festival

May 04, 2019 - 12:00 am to 11:59 am

Culler Lake Park, Frederick, MD

The Green Neighbor Festival committee is planning a week long celebration of sustainability in Frederick County. 


Event Type: Conferences

Maryland Land Conservation Conference

May 16, 2019 to May 17, 2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

The annual Maryland Land Conservation Conference is the largest conservation gathering and only land trust convocation of its kind in the state. This annual land conservation conference will bring together land trusts, conservancies, local and state government agencies, heritage organizations, members of the agricultural community and other partners for a comprehensive discussion about the future of land conservation in our region.

The conference will cover topics relevant to the land conservancy community, exploring themes related to community engagement, organizational development and communications, sustainability, and regional partnerships.


Event Type: Conferences