Building Woodland Fairy Houses

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

In the spirit of “Build It and They Will Come,” bring your children and join other families to build beautiful dwellings for the fairies in the woodland and stream edges at Belmont with Conservancy naturalists.  We will have bark, twigs, cones and nuts as “natural construction materials.”  Before you come, feel free to grab a basket and take […]

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

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

**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 […]

Animals in Search of Food: with photographer Frank Marsden

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

April 20 / 7pm / FREE Frank Marsden’s photographs of wildlife are startlingly intimate! Join us for an evening of discovering wildlife's non-stop foraging for daily food, as Marsden shares the stories behind his photographs. By knowing the traits, habits, and preferences of wild creatures, he puts himself in the right places, in the right seasons, […]

Rescheduled: July Weekend Butterfly Walk

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

Aug 5 / 10:30 am / FREE This program was rescheduled from July 29 to August 5th due to weather-related concerns. It's our favorite time of the year because the butterflies are here! Join butterfly guides from the Howard County Bird Club for a walk around our Mt. Pleasant trails and gardens to learn butterfly […]

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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