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March 2019

Forests and Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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David Haskell has won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. In this talk he will describe how he has integrated contemplative, literary, and scientific studies of the natural world. What might we learn by paying repeated attention to very small parts of our neighborhoods or forests? David has explored this question by returning again and again to the same one-square-meter of old growth forest in Tennessee, then by repeatedly visiting individual trees in locations around…

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The Art of Stewardship: Opening Reception

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Join us in the Gudelsky Gallery for the opening of our 2019 Art of Stewardship exhibit! Browse the nature-inspired artwork created and donated by professional artists, community members, and exceptional art students. Come fall in love with an art piece, enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres and award presentations by jurors. There will also be a cash bar and raffles to win a piece on exhibit! A truly unique art sale – a great opportunity to build your art collection! All…

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April 2019

Hike to the Patapsco River

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Free

Join Conservancy naturalists Woody Merkle and John Cookson on a 2-hour round trip hike across meadows, tree lines and paths through the woods. Spring presents itself with ephemeral wildflowers, ferns and mosses, migrating birds, and trees and bushes that are leafing out and bursting their buds. Awaken your spirits as we search for Spring’s beauties together. Easy to moderate walking with some hilly and rocky areas of the trail. We suggest you sturdy shoes and bringing a reusable water bottle.…

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June 2019

Fiddlers and Fireflies

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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One of our most popular family programs returns! Begin your summer with an old fashioned family picnic. Bring your supper and spread your blanket and lawn chairs. As the fireflies begin to flicker under the trees and in the tall grasses around the property at Mt. Pleasant, listen to musician and storyteller Bill Wellington from Stanton Virginia, who electrifies audiences with his storytelling, “roses are red poems,” and family music programs. Little kids and adults, come dance to the fiddles and sing old-timey songs!  Learn interesting facts about fireflies and make…

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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.