Forest Bathing: Guided Walk & Activities

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

May 4 / 9 a.m. / FREE Several last-minutes spots have opened up. Space limited - register below! Forest bathing is a mindful practice started in Japan that involves immersing yourself in nature and using your senses to unlock benefits for your physical, mental, emotional and social well-being. A guide-in-training will lead participants along the […]

FULL: Amphitheater Performance Series: Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

May 10 / 6:30p.m. / FREE Sorry this popular program is full. Please email to get on the waitlist. Join us at Howard County Conservancy for an evening of history and heritage. The Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers will perform traditional Indigenous music and dancing in our newly built outdoor venue, the Bob and Janine […]

Nature-based preschool teacher training

Belmont 6553 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge, MD, United States

May 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Preschool teachers looking to connect their students to nature have a new option from the Conservancy. Jess Caylor, our director of early environmental education, is newly certified by the Maryland State Department of Education to introduce traditional preschool teachers to nature-based learning. Through the use of natural materials […]

Mother’s Day Tea’N’Scones & Garden Walk

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

May 11 / 10 a.m. / $ Enjoy a beautiful and tasty morning with your mother, daughter, grandmother, or friends on Mother’s Day weekend.  Stroll through the many niche gardens at the Conservancy and learn about their design and plantings from volunteers and members of the Howard County garden clubs who created and maintain them.  […]

Forest Bathing & Tea Ceremony

May 25 / 9a.m / $ Let the forest wash over you and bring your spirit back to center while enjoying a guided meditation inspired by the sounds, sights, and aromas of the natural world! Join Ruth Smith, FTS Certified Forest Therapy Guide at Naturally Forest as she leads participants through a series of delicate […]

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.