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6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
410-465-8877 www.hcconservancy.org

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March 2017
$5

Nature Tales: Preschool Stories and Craft

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi.  Each program will include a creative, nature-themed craft. Space is limited, so please register early. Recommended ages: 2-5 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area, a certified heritage area of the Maryland Heritages Area Authority.

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$5 - $10

Quattlebaum’s Mighty Mole

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Columbia Families in Nature.  Ponds, gardens, moles and more!  Mary Quattlebaum will share her award-winning nature books, including the Jo MacDonald series, Mighty Mole and Super Soil, and Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns, with families at an interactive presentation on March 18.  Kids can learn about local ecosystems in a playful way and make their own pop-up mole and other garden crafts.  There will be a booksale/signing right after the interactive presentation. Bio: Mary Quattlebaum and her…

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April 2017
Free

Belmont History Hike

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Fred Dorsey.

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May 2017
Free

Blue Birding Basics

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Sue Probst, Howard County Bird Club.  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 walks along the “bluebird trail” at Belmont.…

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June 2017
Free

Father’s Day Fun

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Gwen Morrison and Julie Pallozzi. Celebrate Father's Day with the Howard County Conservancy at Belmont with a morning outdoors! Join us for a guided hike around Belmont's historic property- including trails through the Patapsco Valley State Park. Afterwards, work with Dad to earn your Junior Naturalist patch: a new activity available for visiting children at the Conservancy. Be on the quest for animal evidence, scout out wildlife habitats, identify native trees and learn how to protect our watershed. Successful…

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July 2017
Free

Hike Belmont and Nearby Patapsco Trails

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Ellie Houser.  Photo credit Bonnie Ott.

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August 2017
Free

What Lies Beneath?

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Dean Cowherd, State Soil Scientist

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September 2017
Free

Hike to the Patapsco River

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Ranger Max Buffington.  Photo by Bonnie Ott.

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October 2017
Free

Nature Tales- Preschool Stories and Craft

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Julie Pallozzi.

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November 2017
Free

Hike to Rockburn Branch

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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with Mountain Club of Maryland.  Photo of a sunrise at Rockburn Branch, by Bonnie Ott.

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