Take a pass on plastic!

Take a pass on plastic!

“Take a Pass on Plastic” is a public awareness program created by the Howard County Conservancy to inform citizens about the negative impact posed to the environment, wildlife and human health by single-use plastics, and to encourage use of responsible alternatives....
This #GivingTuesday double your support for nature

This #GivingTuesday double your support for nature

This #GivingTuesday we are asking you to join our efforts to support environmental education and healthy monarchs! Your gift ensures that each third grader experiences the wonder of monarchs in their classroom and supports healthy monarch populations. Double your...
Thanksgiving closure- trails open dawn to dusk

Thanksgiving closure- trails open dawn to dusk

Happy Thanksgiving. We are always grateful for wonderful donors, volunteers and curious students, teachers and visitors who make our mission come to life! In celebration, our nature center and offices will be closed Wednesday 11/21 through Sunday 11/25. Our Mt....
2018 Annual Storytelling Events

2018 Annual Storytelling Events

Join us for our third annual storytelling event! Join us to personal stories from a cross section of people in our amazing Howard County community or to learn how to craft and hone your storytelling skills in a fun, small-group setting! For more information and...
11th Annual Fall Festival! October 7, 11am-3pm

11th Annual Fall Festival! October 7, 11am-3pm

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,...
Volunteer Hike Leaders Needed

Volunteer Hike Leaders Needed

Can you spare some time to share your love of nature with our student field trips? We are hosting our next series of training sessions for people interested in volunteering with us to lead hikes with our student groups. Training sessions in September and October....

Buildings closed for Labor Day weekend

In honor of Labor Day, the Conservancy’s Nature Center and Offices will be closed Saturday, September 1st through Monday, September 3rd. Our trails and gardens will remain open daily from dawn to dusk. Our buildings will re-open on Tuesday, September 4th.
Request for Bids for Honors Garden Pervious Pavers

Request for Bids for Honors Garden Pervious Pavers

The Howard County Conservancy is soliciting bids for the replacement of a loose stone trail with a pervious paver system along 2,000 square feet of trail in our Honors Garden at our Mt Pleasant location. Please read the instructions and submit bids based on the...