Support our next-generation work

During Earth Month, think about the next generation. We’re introducing students to the wonders of nature, counting acorns with preschoolers & empowering teen climate leaders. Donate by April 30 to support our work. Thanks to a generous donor, your gift doubles (up...

Volunteer spotlight: Carol Mitchell

Carol Mitchell, on right, is substituting for preschool teachers and helping out her daughter, Jess Caylor, left, our director of early childhood education. For more than a year, Mitchell has been wrangling the little naturalists at the Nature Preschool with great...

Otter spotted!

Spotted at the Conservancy: Early on a snow-dusted March morning, John Metz spotted and photographed this sleek beauty munching fish in the Davis Branch pond. We've had reports of river otter sightings, but never had photos before! Photo by John Metz

Nature for the little ones

The preschool crowd can join us at our Belmont location in Elkridge for outdoor adventures and nature-based learning in April and May. In this weekly series, children and their caregivers are invited for hikes and thoughtfully curated and child-led activities while...

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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