Camp Wrap Up

Camp Wrap Up

Summer Camp has ended; Long live Summer Camp! After a long, wonderful summer, fall is here at the Conservancy.  It’s a time to reflect upon the season before and a time to try new lessons as schools visit us on field trips. Summer Wrap Up: 17 Camp Sessions 355...
Spring Sightings

Spring Sightings

One of our first signs of Spring: the crocus blooming! Last week we welcomed the Spring Equinox in hopes of warmer weather, but it wasn’t just us humans that began stirring after the mark of the new season. At both our Belmont and Mt. Pleasant locations,...
Creature Feature: Ranger the Barred Owl

Creature Feature: Ranger the Barred Owl

Ranger is a Barred Owl, Strix varia.  While Barred Owls live all over Maryland, you have to be very lucky and look closely to see them!  They are masters of camouflage.  You may hear them at night however – their call is most distinctive. It sounds like, “Who...
Trek and Tracks with School’s Out

Trek and Tracks with School’s Out

Trek and Tracks from our School’s Out campers at Belmont Wow!  We had a great day of tracking animals with our School’s Out campers today.  Some of our friends visiting today have been to many of our camps before and were leaders on the trails.  Some were...