Want to be our next volunteer coordinator?

Want to be our next volunteer coordinator?

The Conservancy is hiring a Volunteer Coordinator through Volunteer Maryland, an AmeriCorps program. The Coordinator will work to strengthen and expand our volunteer program at both locations. This is an 11 month, full-time position from August 2017 to July 2018...
Meet the counselors!

Meet the counselors!

Mr. Trevor- Senior counselor- Trevor is a sophomore in college studying Chemical engineering. In his free time he loves to rock climb and run. Ask him about his most amazing rock climbing story and you’ll be in for a treat! Miss. Becky- Senior Counselor-This is...
Opening Campfire

Opening Campfire

Have a favorite camp song to share? Want a sneak peak at the trails and units at camp? Longing for an opportunity to see old friends and meet new staff and campers?   Join us Wednesday, June 21 at sundown for our Summer Nature Camp’s Opening Campfire event....
Spotted at the Conservancy

Spotted at the Conservancy

The Ruby Crowned Kinglet is a small bird, seemingly overflowing with energy. The male may erect his ruby- red crown feathers (which are hidden at other times) when truly excited by a potential mate, rival or predator. *Photo by: Kevin Heffernan* What have you spotted...
Join us at Wine in the Garden!

Join us at Wine in the Garden!

Don’t miss the 11th annual Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn on May 25th! Be among the first to enjoy our newly expanded education center! Stroll through the garden tasting fine wine and craft beer and sample delicious food from local restaurants and...
Earth Day: Make a Difference!

Earth Day: Make a Difference!

Join the Conservancy for our annual day of service on April 22nd, 9am-1pm. Participants will be planting trees in and around stream buffers and removing non-native invasive plants. Come at 8am for a Bird Walk with the Howard County Bird Club, and don’t miss the...
Construction Update

Construction Update

Due to construction and road paving, all Conservancy grounds, trails & buildings at Mt. Pleasant will be closed April 10-15. Wednesday morning gardening on 4/12 and the Habitat Restoration Group on 4/13 have both been cancelled.  Please call (410) 465-8877 if you...
Spring Sightings

Spring Sightings

One of our first signs of Spring: the crocus blooming! Last week we welcomed the Spring Equinox in hopes of warmer weather, but it wasn’t just us humans that began stirring after the mark of the new season. At both our Belmont and Mt. Pleasant locations,...
Calling all artists!

Calling all artists!

The Howard County Conservancy is accepting submissions for the 2017 The Art of Stewardship art exhibit, Nature Through the Eyes of Artists. The 2017 exhibit will have an exciting new format, consisting entirely of 10”x10” pieces. All pieces are unlabeled and available...
Save the Date – Camp Open House

Save the Date – Camp Open House

Interested in finding out more about the Summer Camps for which you are registered?  Not sure if Day Camp is right for your children?  Want to show off Your Camp to your friends? Join us for our Spring Open House on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10:30 to 1:00 Bring a...