Archive for October, 2019

Dr. Kris Johnson to Discuss Ecosystem Trading at Upcoming Conference – Register Today!

By: Kyla Kaplan Dr. Kris Johnson is an expert in the areas of agriculture, conservation biology, ecosystem services, freshwater, floodplains, and biodiversity. Focusing his career on ecosystem services and particularly their relationship to agriculture, Dr. Johnson has committed his career to be a leader in using science to bring conservation practices to the agriculture landscape.  The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has been active for almost 70 years and for many years was predominately a land trust. […]

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Sondra McLemore to Speak on Solar Energy Siting at Upcoming Conference – Register Today!

By: Kyla Kaplan Growing up on a farm in Latin America, Sondra McLemore has always been interested in energy, natural resources, and the environment. After receiving her graduate degrees, she became interested in energy law and has worked around the country in states such as Texas, Maryland, and Mississippi on various energy matters.  She is now the Assistant Attorney General for the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Power Plant Research Program (PPRP). McLemore has […]

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Dr. Suzanne Dorsey to Speak on Nutrient Trading at Conference – Register Today!

By: Kyla Kaplan Dr. Suzanne Dorsey started out as a fisheries biologist with a Ph.D. in Coastal Oceanography. She spent 25 years working in a coastal community in North Carolina on the spectrum of coastal issues – from endangered species management to coastal resiliency to water supply management and white tail deer management.  Dorsey then followed her passions and came home to Maryland to work as Executive Director at the Harry R. Hughes Center for […]

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Michelle Cable to Discuss Easements at Upcoming Conference – Register Today

By: Kyla Kaplan Michelle Cable is a life-long equestrian, who was able to combine her passion for horses and agriculture with her goal to have a career working on environment and land stewardship.  Before becoming the Executive Director of Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF) in 2018, Cable worked as the Director of Protection for the Georgia Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and before that worked for the MD Rural Legacy Program at the Department […]

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James Fisher of Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. to Speak at ALEI Conference

By: Kyla Kaplan Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) is a trade association representing the poultry community in Delaware, and the Eastern Shores of both Maryland and Virginia. However, DPI does a lot more than just represent the poultry operations in the region; DPI, with the help of James Fisher, also works to demystify how poultry is raised and processed. “Very few people in America are farmers and very few have done a deep dive into […]

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