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February 2020

Nature Tots Preschool Series

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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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 February 26th, March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and April 1st. $50 for the 6 week session. Space limited, advance registration required. Register Now!

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March 2020

Howard County Bee City Meeting

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room
Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States
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Join us to learn more about Howard County's Bee City certification program and hear from author Nancy Lawson on How to Really Save the Bees. Registration free, advance registration requested. REGISTER NOW!  

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Milkweed, Monarchs and Climate Change / FREE

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Monarch butterflies are much beloved by the public because they are common, beautiful and have a fascinating and unique migratory life cycle.  Every year, migratory monarchs from the eastern United States migrate down to a small set of mountains in central Mexico.  The next spring, those same individuals fly north to the Texas region where they lay eggs.  The adults that emerge about a month later continue north and east, recolonizing the eastern United States where they feed on milkweed…

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Hike to the Patapsco River / FREE

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Belmont, 6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 United States
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Join us for a long, scenic hike from our nature center at Belmont to the Patapsco River.  At the River, learn about the Wanderlusters in Patapsco State Park and their connection to the women's suffrage movement. The hike returns to the nature center through the beautiful forest. This moderate to strenuous 4.5-mile hike will last up to 2.5 hours. Trails consist of hills, uneven ground and some rocky areas. This program is a partnership with Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Latino Outdoors…

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The Art of Stewardship: Inspirations from Nature – Opening Reception

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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The Art of Stewardship (TAOS) Art Show: Inspirations from Nature  is presented by the Howard County Conservancy in partnership with the nationwide Art of Stewardship Project. The TAOS show is a forum for artists to promote stewardship of the Earth. All artwork in the show is donated and will be available for $100 each. Proceeds support education programs at the Conservancy. Come peruse beautiful art, enjoy live music, wine, refreshments, juror's awards and an artwork sale! $5 per person, participating artists free. REGISTER NOW!

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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.