To promote the stewardship, conservation, management, and wise use of Maryland’s forest resources, both urban and rural.
The Garrett County Board is a member of the Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards.


Natural Resources Careers Camp

Join high school students from across Maryland at this week-long camp in Garrett County to explore careers and college studies in natural resources!

Poster Contest & Photo Contest

Annual Arbor Day Poster Contest open to 5th grade students. GCFB sponsors awards for local winners. Statewide winners can receive trees for their school!

Learn Before You Burn!

Spring is a time when many property owners clean up debris left in their yards or forests from winter storms. Permits are be required from the Garrett County Health Department and Maryland Forest Service for certain types of outdoor debris burning. Click the link below for more information on when a (FREE) permit is needed and how to obtain them.

GCFB sponsors an annual photo contest for 4-H youth at the Garrett County Fair! Look for complete rules in the Garrett County Fair Book. GCFB sponsors awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place!

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