Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association's Website. Our mission is to make great communities happen in Maryland by offering continuing professional development and other valuable services to our members that will enable them to excel in their practice. We advocate for excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. We hold a bi-annual conference, produce a quarterly newsletter, offer continuous opportunities to network, and experience new and varied educational opportunities across the state.


Recap & Videos from the APA Maryland Event - "Translating Science for Comprehensive & Environmental Plans"

On Friday, April 27, 2018 - MD APA hosted an educational workshop at the Aquaculture and Restoration Ecology Laboratory at Horn Point near Cambridge, MD. The event featured several informative speakers, a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the oyster hatchery, and graduate student presentations. Check out the day's itinerary here

We have videos from the event here:

  • Welcome and Overview of the Translating Science meeting at Horn Point (video)
  • Five Reasons to be Optimistic about Climate Change (video)
  • Sea level rise, changing tides and stronger storm surge in the Chesapeake Bay (video)
  • Getting from Science to Decision Making (video)
  • Climate Change and Planning (video)
  • Crediting Land use Planning towards Meeting the Bay TMDL (video)
  • Planning and Land Use (video)
  • Weather it Together...Communicating Climate Adaptation (video)

A special thanks to George Harvey at QACTV for providing the videos.