A Turtle Love Fest

Tell someone special "I turtley love you" this Valentine's day! Show them AND our terrapins (Torope and Katrina) some love with our Valentine's fundraiser. Enjoy a spe-shell card, a custom sponsorship certificate and a large dark chocolate caramel turtle from Sweet...

Spotted at the Conservancy: Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

The yellow-bellied sapsucker, which spends summers in Canada, visits Maryland in winter. Sapsuckers have been drilling telltale rows of holes in trees around Conservancy property. Bonnie Ott spotted a few of the robin-sized woodpeckers, which drink sugary sap from the...

Wishing you a greener new year

The Conservancy wishes you a wonderful new year. With 365 new dawns ahead of you in 2023, take time to absorb nature, glimpse a hawk in a tree or spot a spiderweb laced with dew. This year, more than 41,000 people were connected to nature through the Conservancy's...

Give to fund flood recovery and operations

During the bitter cold spell this week, all three floors of our environmental education center were flooded. Our loss is great, but we are grateful to our community and dedicated to our mission. In addition to floors and ceilings on all levels of the building, we lost...

Education. Preservation. Stewardship

More than 35,000 people connect to nature each year through our environmental education programs for schools, families, children and adults. Our Mt. Pleasant Farmstead features 232-acres and 5 miles of trails for FREE, open dawn to dusk daily.

Three children digging and helping plant trees

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