MAA The Maryland Arborist Association (MAA) is a professional trade association dedicated to fostering best practices within the region's arboriculture industry, providing education forums for on-going training and safety, and promoting community service through volunteerism.

For nearly 50 years, the MAA has brought professional arborists (and related trades) together for networking, professional growth, and advancement. In addition to these professional benefits, MAA members annually donate tens of thousands of dollars in man-hours in association-wide volunteer service projects.

For more information about the MAA, select here.  

Interested in becoming an MAA member?  select here.
Legislation/Maryland Green Industry Council (MaGIC)

MAA members are involved in Maryland’s legislative process through the Maryland Green Industry Council (MaGIC).  MaGIC serves the horticulture industry as a legislative resource and unified voice providing expertise, insight, and testimony throughout the year on issues effecting Maryland’s Green Industry. For updates on legislation followed during the previous Session, or for information on how to contact your elected officials, select here.


MAA License Plates

All MAA members are eligible to order association license plates, which depict the state tree, the Wye Oak.
 .Select here for more information and to request the MAA office to send you the required MVA registration form.   

News and Highlights
Registration is now open for the MAA's annual  Maryland Arborist Day, to be held on April 26, 2014 at the historic Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Maryland.

Plan on joining the association and your peers in our annual service project.  Select here to view the complete event brochure.   You may also register online by viewing this event on the MAA website calendar page.    See below.
 
Historical Background
Mount Olivet Cemetery is located in Historic Frederick, MD and home to the gravesites of Francis Scott Key, Barbara Fritchie, Governor Thomas Johnson, the first governor of the state of Maryland, and many other notables. Known as "The Cemetery Beautiful," Mount Olivet is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the state and a proud member of Frederick County. The Charter of Mount Olivet Cemetery was recorded among the Land Records of Frederick County on October 4th, 1852. The first interment, that of Mrs. Ann Crawford, was on May 28, 1854. Today, in excess of 34,000 graves are occupied, many of them Civil War soldiers from both sides. 
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