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August 2021

Butterfly ID Walk

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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It's summertime -- the butterflies are flying! Join a naturalists with the Howard County Bird Club for a walk around our gardens to learn how to identify some common beautiful butterflies. This is a beginning level walk appropriate for adults and children 10+ accompanied by an adult. $10 per person. Space limited, advance registration required. Register now!

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Wild Walk: Meet the Powerful Pollinators!

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on August 17, 2021 at 9:30 am

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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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 now!

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Wild Walk: We are the champions tree hike

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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One event on June 10, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on July 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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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 NOW

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September 2021

Milkweed, Monarchs and Climate Change

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Monarch butterflies are beloved by the public because they are common, beautiful and have a fascinating and unique migratory life cycle! Georgetown University ecologist, Leslie Ries, will talk about the decline of the monarchs and what a warmer future may mean for their migratory population. The lecture will be followed by a naturalist led walk to see butterflies in action! Leslie Ries is an ecologist who focuses on patterns at both medium and large scales. She has worked both in…

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SOLD OUT: Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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**Tickets are limited this year to allow for distancing and no more are available. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the door** Can't attend? bring some of the fun home by bidding in our online silent auction and entering our raffle for a $500 REI gift card. You do not need to attend the event to win! Auction closes at 7:30pm and Raffle sales end at 12noon on Thursday 9/23.  Join community members and leaders at the 14th…

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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.