Sold Out: August Weekend Butterfly Walk

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

August 26 / 10:30am / FREE It’s our favorite time of the year because the butterflies are here! Join butterfly guides from the Howard County Bird Club and the Conservancy for a walk around our Mt. Pleasant trails and gardens to learn butterfly identification tips and tricks and see what butterflies you can spot! Details:  The […]

Sold Out – Fall Equinox Twilight Hike and Campfire: S’Mores & More

Sept. 23 / 5:30 pm / $ Unfortunately this popular program is already sold out. Bring your family, listen to evening birdsong and walk along the stream to the woodland campfire ring. Gather around the crackling fire to hear legends about the equinox, sing old-time songs, roast marshmallows and enjoy s’mores with Holly and George […]

Sold Out: Halloween Eve Twilight Hike

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

Oct. 30 / 7 p.m. / FREE Unfortunately this popular program is already sold out. Please email programs@howardnature.org to be put on the waitlist.  Join arborist Lou Meyer and naturalist Woody Merkle on a night hike to discover what sorts of creatures might be lurking in the dark. Enjoy a spooky night out with your […]

Good Endeavour by Ned Tillman – A Maryland Family’s Turbulent History, 1695-2002

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

Nov 16 / 7 p.m. / $ Discover engaging stories of the past and how our ancestors might have dealt with the moral issues of their time. Join Ned Tillman, author of the new book Good Endeavour and former president of the Howard County Conservancy board, to learn about documenting the past for future generations. […]

Canceled: Happy New Year Trees – A Tu BiShvat Celebration

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

Jan. 21 / 1 p.m. / FREE This event has been canceled.  Tu BiShvat, the Jewish New Year celebration of trees that begins Jan. 24, encourages connection with nature and  ecological awareness. The Conservancy is hosting a pre-Tu BiShvat celebration with a tree-themed activity, followed by a hike along our trails to visit several champion […]

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.