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June 2021

Habitat Restoration Group – Program Full

June 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2021

One event on June 15, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Unfortunately this program is already full. We hope you can join us for another program! The habitat group completes projects such as removing invasive plants, replanting and maintaining planting areas with native species, stream bank restoration, erosion control, trail maintenance, and more. Participants must be 14 years or older. Gloves and tools provided. Close-toed shoes, long pants, long sleeves and masks are required as well as social distancing. Advanced registration is required. In the event of inclement weather, please check…

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A guide to restoring the little things that run the world with Doug Tallamy

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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A recent UN report predicts that as many as 1 million species will disappear from planet earth because of human activities. Many of these are insects and nearly all species at risk rely on insects.  Insects have already declined 45% since 1974. The most alarming part of this statistic is that we don’t seem to care, despite the fact that a world without insects is a world without humans! So how do we create beautiful landscapes brimming with life; landscapes that…

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Nature play: engage your little naturalists at home

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
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Join our Nature Preschool Director, Jess Caylor, as she introduces “emergent learning through nature play!” We will discuss specific materials that can be packed into a “discovery backpack” along with ways of inspiring children to utilize these tools outside. Learn how emergent, child-led nature play successfully meets the developmental domains for young children. Inspire discovery in the forest, a neighborhood park or even right at home for your little naturalists! Simply visit our Facebook page at 11am to join us!

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Meet the Pollinators

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Join Bee City at the Howard County Conservancy to meet some of our most remarkable Maryland pollinators! See different pollinator habitats and learn about bees, butterflies, moths and more! Robinson Nature Center, The Beekeepers Association of Howard County, the Community Ecology Institute and the Howard County Bird and Butterfly Club will all have different learning stations to explore! Each registered participant will get to take home a native plant for their own home to help attract and support our pollinator…

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Wild Walk: Explore the landscape

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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One event on May 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on July 8, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 9:30 am

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Join a small group, naturalist led walk of our Mt. Pleasant farmstead and see what you can discover! Topics vary on different dates and Wild Walks are fun for the whole family and can be adapted to engage all ages! $10 per person. 48 hr Advance registration is required and all social distancing guidelines must be followed.  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.