Who We Are

The Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition is a coalition of public, private, and nonprofit organizations working through our collective impact model to connect people to greenspaces through our four pillars of equity, discovery, biodiversity, and resilience.

Organizations interested in becoming members of the Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition must agree to abide by our policies and procedures and must sign our accord. Please note that to formally become a member of the Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition your organization must first contact us to be reviewed by our membership committee.

Steering Committee Members

American Planning Association

Baltimore City

The Center for Chesapeake Communities

Chesapeake Conservancy

The Conservation Fund

Maryland Department of Natural Resources  

Parks & People Foundation

Prince George’s County Planning/MD National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Urban Waters Partnership

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office 

U.S. Forest Service/Baltimore Ecosystem Study

US Department of the Interior, Urban Environmental Issues

National Aquarium

Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning


Member Organizations

American Forests

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Baltimore Sustainability Commission & Greater Baltimore Parks and Recreation Alliance

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

Hispanic Access Foundation

National Park Service, Chesapeake Bay Office and John Smith Trail

National Wildlife Federation

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Sagamore Development

USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center

USGS Northeast Regional 

USACE Baltimore District

USFWS Patuxent Research Refuge

Wildlife Habitat Council


One touch of nature makes the whole world kin
— William Shakespeare