Harford Land Trust Accepting Applications for Executive Director Position
The Harford Land Trust, founded in 1991 and based in Bel Air, Maryland, seeks a dynamic and motivated leader to serve as our next Executive Director.
HLT's Longtime Executive Director Peg Niland to Retire
From HLT Board President Ben Lloyd:
"After 11 years of dedicated service, our Executive Director Peg Niland is retiring on June 1, 2017. During Peg's time in charge of the HLT's day-to-day operations, we have grown our organization and achieved many successes in land preservation. This last year alone we completed the acquisition of five properties in some of the county's most environmentally delicate watersheds.
"We have put together an impressive search committee to spearhead the task of soliciting, interviewing, and evaluating candidates to become just the third Executive Director in our 26 year history. The application deadline is March 27.
"While any transition is difficult, Peg has generously offered her assistance in working with the new Executive Director in order to make the transition as seamless as possible. Although Peg leaves some very big shoes to fill, we have every confidence that we will find the right person to manage our operations as we embark on the next phase in the HLT's mission to preserve Harford's natural resources and rural beauty."
Harvest Moon Dinner and Auction Raises Over $25,000 for Harford Land Trust
4th Annual Event "Tremendously Successful" for Land Preservation Organization
Bel Air, Maryland: On a beautiful fall evening by the banks of the Bush River, the fourth annual Harford Land Trust Harvest Moon Dinner and Auction was held on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp, Maryland. Over 140 guests, including educators, landowners, elected public officials, conservation-minded citizens, farmers and business leaders assembled in support of the Harford Land Trust's efforts to preserve private and public land, and to protect the natural resources of Harford County, Maryland.
Through a combination of donations, silent and live auctioned items and sponsorships, the entire evening resulted in raising over $25,000, net of expenses, for the non-profit Land Trust. "The event was tremendously successful," says Harford Land Trust President Benjamin A. Lloyd. "And we couldn't have done it without the hard work of our Board Members, our staff, our volunteers, and our entire membership!"