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Did you know that birds don't see glass as a barrier to avoid? Join us with Safe Skies Maryland to learn how to help keep birds safe from glass! Come get an up-close look at the Conservancy Nature Center's varied installations and let them inspire ideas for your own home. Simply visit our Facebook page at 11am to join us!Find out more »
Join us in the garden with Master Gardener Kent Phillips to learn the basics of starting a vegetable garden! Learn tips and tricks for a successful garden and fresh, local food! Simply visit our Facebook page at 11am to join us!Find out more »
BYOB and gather around on Zoom as Dr. Mike Raupp “tells you everything” about the trillions of noisy cicadas that will emerge later this Spring! Known for their 13 and 17-year life cycles and massive synchronous emergences periodical cicadas are unique in the insect world. We will explore the natural history, ecology, and behavior of the seven species of periodical cicadas indigenous to North America. Predator satiation, the periodical cicada’s bizarre strategy for survival, will be contrasted with defenses of…Find out more »
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 our website for cancellation notice. For groups interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact Tabby…Find out more »
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 NOWFind 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.