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Howard County Conservancy

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September 2018

Ellicott City Roundtable

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Free

Join us to reflect on the Ellicott City floods, and share perspectives on the future. Moderated by Ned Tillman. Panelists: Phil Nichols, Howard County Government Nicholas Redding, Executive Director, Preservation Maryland Dianne Paulis, resident & Treasurer, Ellicott City Partnership John Shoemaker, Business Owner, Shoemaker Country Chris Brooks, Hydrologist, McCormick Taylor Emily Becker - Climate Scientist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center Bruce Taylor, property owner and developer To view event flyer, click here. Free program, advance registration required. 

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Fossil Story Time

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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Free 1 spot left

David Attenborough, the English Naturalist once said "kids like their fossils...there's nothing more magical than finding a shiny shell and knowing you're the first person to have seen it for 150 million years." There seems to be a love affair with these interesting, fascinating remnants of the past. If you know a lover of fossils who would like to discover beginner fossil facts and the incredible story of Mary Anning, please visit Belmont for this exciting program. Enjoy story time…

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Nature Tales: Preschool Stories and Craft

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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$8 16 tickets left

Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration.  Come enjoy stories, songs and nature-themed crafts! Recommended ages: 2-5 years.

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October 2018

Stream Restoration and Stream Creatures

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Free

Join Scott McGill, a leading local Restoration Ecologist, on a provocative and exciting hike to Davis Branch on the Conservancy property.  We will explore an active colony of beaver, one of the Chesapeake Bay’s most important keystone species, and how Scott’s company, Ecotone, is using beavers to facilitate wetland restoration and water quality improvement in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  We will discuss beaver biology, ecosystem services, management techniques, and the diverse habitat their dams provide for other wildlife species. Biography:…

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Games in the Meadows

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Free

Update (11/5): Event will begin at 10am as scheduled.
Looking for something active, fun, and new to get the whole family outside? Join the Howard County Conservancy and Medomak Family Camp communities in a day of fun and light fall lunch at the Conservancy! SCAGSoccer, Croquette And Golf is a game played with a soccer ball, kicked through croquet style-hoops, and scored like golf. Also sometimes called Foot Golf, it is easy to learn, and fun for all ages. We provide a map of the course, instructions, score cards and everything you need to play. (If you’ve got your own soccer ball, bring it along.) Be the first to start your own league and keep the fun going outside throughout the year! Cider and subs for all will be served! Bring your own drinking cup (BYODC). Please register by emailing family@medomakcamp.com to reach Medomak Camp staff. Check website if weather is inclement. FREE

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Nature Tales: Preschool Stories and Craft

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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$8

Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration.  Come enjoy stories, songs and nature-themed crafts! Recommended ages: 2-5 years.

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November 2018

An Evening of Howard County Storytelling

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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$20

Join us for our third annual storytelling event! You will be mesmerized by personal stories from a cross section of people in our amazing Howard County community. Storytellers’ names will be listed closer to the event.  Recommended for 18 and older. Advance registration recommended, program may sell out. 

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Nature Tales: Preschool Stories and Craft

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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$8

Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration.  Come enjoy stories, songs and nature-themed crafts! Recommended ages: 2-5 years.

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December 2018

Natural Holiday Sale

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Free

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 in November. *Advanced registration not required.

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Nature Tales: Preschool Stories and Craft

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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$8

Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration.  Come enjoy stories, songs and nature-themed crafts! Recommended ages: 2-5 years.

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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 cannot be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.