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Saturday April 9, 2022, 9:00am-11:00am Join expert birder Mike Kerwin and volunteer naturalist Woody Merkle for a walk around Mt. Pleasant's trails to see and learn how to identify birds. Hike Details and Info: The hike will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center (large gray building) promptly at 9:00am and will be approximately 2 hours long. Binoculars are not required but are helpful. Please remember to dress for the weather. This is beginning level walk for adults…Find out more »
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 9am-12pm- Registration for this Event is FULL Join us for a day of service to celebrate Earth Day by lending a hand in our wild areas. There will be several volunteer projects happening, including non-native invasive plant removal, garden cleanup, and tree planting. Volunteers will check in at the welcome table and choose a project to join. Then visit the CCI Energy Team's table to swap out your old incandescent lightbulbs for (free!) energy-efficient LEDs from…Find out more »
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 9:00am-11:00am Join Conservancy Naturalist Woody Merkle and members of the Mountain Club of Maryland on a 2-hour, approximately 3-mile round trip hike across meadows, tree lines and paths through the woods from the Howard County Conservancy to the Patapsco River. The trail involves some some hilly and rocky areas. Please wear sturdy shoes that can get muddy, bring a reusable water bottle and perhaps a walking stick (if desired). Sorry, no pets allowed. Hike Details and…Find out more »
April 29 & 30th, 2022, 9:00-11:00 am Get nerdy with nature! City Nature Challenge is an opportunity to connect with other cities across the nation—and the globe—safely from your home, while documenting the wildlife found in your own backyard. Nature is all around us, even in urban areas, and if you look a little harder, you may be surprised by what you find! Please remember that individual and public safety is of paramount importance; be sure to carefully follow local…Find out more »
Saturday May 14th, 2022, 10am-11:30am 6553 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075 Join the Howard County Conservancy's Nature Preschool for a morning of outdoor adventures and open-ended learning. Children and their families are invited for a hike followed by intentional activities in the forest! Learn tips and tricks to get your young naturalist engaged with the world around them! Best suited for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver present. Space limited, registration required. Join the Waitlist!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.