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Unfortunately this popular program is already sold out. We hope you can join us for another upcoming program at the Conservancy! Bring your family, walk through the meadow and along the stream to the woodland campfire ring. Listen to the birds singing at dusk. Gather around the crackling fire and hear legend-stories about the Equinox, sing old-time songs, roast marshmallows, and enjoy s’mores with Holly and George Stone.. Hike back in time to watch the sun set over horizon –exactly…Find out more »
It's harvest time: ideal for the annual, old fashioned Fall Festival at the Conservancy! Watch blacksmiths hammering iron in their shop, listen to blue grass music and explore the historic three-century-old farm. Visit our pygmy goats, the chickens, Onyx the snake, and Ranger the barred owl, and many visiting farm animals. There are children's crafts, pumpkin decorating and hayrides . Browse the craftsmen's stations to admire woolspinning, woodturning, gourd decorating, and more. Leap the hay bales. Stock up on grass-fed…Find out more »
Join us for our annual storytelling events! You will be mesmerized by personal stories from a cross section of people in our amazing Howard County community. 2019 storytellers include: Glenn Falcao, David Rodriguez, Jumel Howard, Karl Branting, Michael Heigh, Jason Baker, Pamela Henry, Robin Steele, Nancy Lawson, Vanessa Deutschmann, Heidi Huett and Yvette Oquendo Berruz. Recommended for 18 and older. Advance registration recommended, program may sell out. $20 per person. Looking for our storytelling workshop on November 9? Click here…Find out more »
A lifelong Maryland ourdoorsman and a retired Biology professor …..MacKay shares his love of outdoor activities and his knowledge of the places, plants, and animals of the region. Author of books on hiking, canoeing, and biking, he will talk about the natural history and ecology of his favorite places and the best seasons to experience them yourselves. Book signing following program. Bryan MacKay is a senior lecturer emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore…Find out more »
Come enjoy our annual Holiday Sale- fun for the whole family! Browse locally crafted natural gifts while enjoying music and refreshments. Children will enjoy creating whimsical critters from cones, pods and seed heads with the help of our naturalists! Vendors to be announced soon. *Advanced registration not required.Find out more »
Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the event. If a program is canceled by the Conservancy, participants will be notified and offered a refund. All other program fees are non-refundable and support educational programs at the Conservancy. Organized groups may not be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.