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 […]

Beauty and Adventure in the Central Appalachians with Mark Hendricks

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

May 30 / 7 p.m. / $ Join photographer and environmentalist Mark Hendricks for an evening of stories and stunning photography featuring his newest book The Central Appalachians: Mountains of the Chesapeake. The oldest mountain range in the U.S., the Appalachians of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia are ancient, majestic, wild, and rich in […]

Full: Black Birders Week Bird Walk

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

Jun 1 / 8a.m. / FREE This popular program is full, but please email programs@howardnature.org to be added to the waitlist. Join Howard County Bird Club and Howard County Conservancy during Black Birders Week! Enjoy a morning bird walk for both seasoned bird watchers and first-timers to hike our trails and learn from each other. […]

Morning Of Mindfulness: Outdoor Yoga & Forest Bathing

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

Jun 8 / 9 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. / $ Strengthen the connection between your mind, body, and soul while taking in the sights and sounds of the natural world. Yoga instructor, Jenny Park, will be leading an outdoor (weather-permitting) yoga class from 9-10am. Then FTS Certified Forest Therapy Guide at Naturally Forest, Ruth Smith, […]

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.

 

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