American Chestnut Land Trust
   Connecting people with the land

Canoing on Parkers Creek.

Welcome to ACLT's Parkers Creek PreserveParkers Creek Preserve

ACLT is a nonprofit land conservation organization in Calvert County, Maryland. Originally founded in 1986 to save a small parcel of land containing the state's largest American Chestnut tree, today we have grown to a 3,000 acre preserved area surrounding the beautiful watersheds of Parkers Creek and Governors Run along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Find out how you can explore ACLT lands by foot or canoe and how you can get involved in ACLT's dynamic community of members and volunteers connecting people with the land.


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Earth Day Hike - Sat., Apr 25, 2015

Join ACLT at our Earth Day Guided Family Hike! April 25, 2015! (Trail Run Cancelled)

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April 25, 2015 - Earth Day Event

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

RE: April 25th Earth Day 10k

 

The 10K portion of this event has been cancelled.

 

The Guided Family Hike will go on as scheduled at 9:30AM.

 

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The American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT) is a local land trust located in Calvert County, Maryland, an hour's drive from both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. We invite you to explore ACLT's self-guided hiking trails on your own, join one of our guided canoe trips, or attend one of the activities included in our Calendar of Events to experience our beautiful 3,000-acre preserved area for yourself. We also invite you to get involved in protecting the most pristine watershed on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay by volunteering and becoming a member of the land trust!

 

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