Who better to tell the history of Belmont Manor and Historic Park then a descendant of one of the original family members, the Dorsey’s? Enjoy this easy hike with Fred Dorsey around Belmont’s grounds as local historian, Fred Dorsey, shares highlights of both the family and the property’s history. Learn about the Dorsey family’s part in Howard County’s industrial revolution as well as the importance of Belmont to the Howard County Community. Advance registration recommended. Check website in case of…Find out more »
This 6-week class invites young children to discover the wonders of nature as we journey through the changing seasons. We’ll read stories, make fun crafts, and sing songs. Make sure to dress for the weather! Open to ages 2-5 with a caregiver present. Please note we will meet from 10-11am on May 1, 8, 22, 29, June 5 and 12. $50 for the 6 week session. Space limited, advance registration required.Find out more »
Join Sue Probst, from the Howard County Bird Club, on a Blue Bird Walk! Eastern Bluebirds have made a real comeback in the last thirty years thanks to volunteers across Howard County who have taken the time to “monitor” nest boxes each spring and summer. If you’ve never seen an Eastern Bluebird, and/or would like to learn about how you can attract bluebirds to your yard and help “boost” their numbers in your neighborhood, please join Sue Probst as she…Find out more »
Bring a water bottle, hearty snack and good hiking shoes and join us for a long, scenic hike with naturalist Steve Wachs. From the Carriage House at Belmont, we will lead you through the forest to the beautiful Avalon area of Patapsco Valley State Park. Moderate to strenuous 4.5-mile hike that will last up to 2.5 hours in length; Trails consist of hills, uneven ground and some rocky areas. Be sure to dress for the weather. Advance registration recommended. Please…Find out more »
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.