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Saturday, June 4th 2022, 10am-11:30am Join arborist, Lou Meyer, for a fun and informative discussion on how trees sense and react to the world around them. Then enjoy a guided hike around Mt Pleasant to see some of the Howard County Conservancy's Champion Trees! Hike Details and Info: The program will consist of an informational presentation (10am-10:45am) followed by a guided hike (10:45am-11:30am). Please remember to dress for the weather and bring your reusable water bottle. All ages and hiking…Find out more »
June 18th, 2022 @10am and 11am Join members of the Howard County Conservancy's History Committee for a tour of our 1800s Farmhouse and learn about the history of Mt. Pleasant. Details and Info: Participants should register for one timeslot only (either 10-10:45am or 11-11:45am) Participants should meet their tour guides on the porch of the Brown Family Farmhouse (map) at their scheduled time (either 10am or 11am). All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.…Find out more »
Sunday, June 26th 2022, 10am-1pm Join us to celebrate Pollinators! Learn about various pollinators at different stations set up along the pollinator trail and enjoy fun, hands-on pollinator themed activities and games. Details and Info: The program will run from 10am to 1pm on Sunday June 26th, 2022. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Well-behaved pets will be welcome in outdoor areas only. Pets must be leashed at all times, and waste must be disposed of properly. Please remember…Find out more »
July 9, 2022, 10am-11:30am Join University of Maryland Extension Educator, Wanda MacLachlan, on a walk around the grounds of the Howard County Conservancy's Mt Pleasant location to learn how to identify tree species using a dichotomous key. Details and Info: The program will begin at 10am in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center (map) at the Howard County Conservancy's Mt Pleasant location at 10520 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD 21163. Please remember to dress for the weather and bring your reusable…Find out more »
July 23rd 2022, 9am-11am 6553 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075 Join the Howard County Conservancy to build Woodland Fairy Houses from natural materials. Bark, twigs, pinecones and other 'natural construction materials' will be provided. Best suited for children ages 5-10 (accompanied by an adult). Details and Info: Program will take place at the Carriage House (map) on the Grounds of Belmont Manor and Historic Park, located at 6553 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075. Materials will be provided, but…Find out more »
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.