Snow Closure on January 14, 2019

Snow Closure on January 14, 2019

Due to this weekends snowfall, the nature center and offices will be closed Monday, January 14th. We will post updates here on our website. We hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful snowfall. Thanks to Richard Orr for this lovely photograph of our snow-covered...
2018 Highlights

2018 Highlights

Thank you to everyone who supported the Conservancy last year, we truly could not do our work without your support. Read about some of the amazing things we were able to accomplish together here We can’t wait to connect even more people to nature this...
Still time to make a tax-deductible 2018 gift

Still time to make a tax-deductible 2018 gift

Don’t miss your last chance to support the Howard County Conservancy this year with a tax-deductible gift to our annual campaign. As one of our volunteers recently said: “Donating to the Conservancy is like giving a gift to the future. For while Mt. Pleasant...
Help connect even more people to nature in 2019!

Help connect even more people to nature in 2019!

Have you noticed that here at the Conservancy, we love our work?! We get to preserve the natural world around us, witness deep connections forming as children and adults learn more about the environment and help over 23,000 people explore nature each year! Consider...
Step back in time Friday 12/21 from 9am-1pm.

Step back in time Friday 12/21 from 9am-1pm.

Our history committee has been hard at work helping us imagine what the Mt. Pleasant farmhouse would have looked like 100 years ago. Join us this Friday (12/21) from 9am-1pm to take a step back in time and see the historic farmhouse first hand. Friday is also...
“Take a Pass on Plastic” this holiday season

“Take a Pass on Plastic” this holiday season

Did you catch the Conservancy’s Director Meg Boyd this morning on the Fox 45 morning show talking about our “Take a Pass on Plastic” campaign? She talked about ways to reduce plastic use over the holidays which you can also read about below: Utensils – Warehouse...
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....