Beauty and Adventure in the Central Appalachians with Mark Hendricks

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

May 30 / 7 p.m. / $ Join photographer and environmentalist Mark Hendricks for an evening of stories and stunning photography featuring his newest book The Central Appalachians: Mountains of the Chesapeake. The oldest mountain range in the U.S., the Appalachians of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia are ancient, majestic, wild, and rich in […]

Full: Black Birders Week Bird Walk

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

Jun 1 / 8a.m. / FREE This popular program is full, but please email programs@howardnature.org to be added to the waitlist. Join Howard County Bird Club and Howard County Conservancy during Black Birders Week! Enjoy a morning bird walk for both seasoned bird watchers and first-timers to hike our trails and learn from each other. […]

Morning Of Mindfulness: Outdoor Yoga & Forest Bathing

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

Jun 8 / 9 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. / $ Strengthen the connection between your mind, body, and soul while taking in the sights and sounds of the natural world. Yoga instructor, Jenny Park, will be leading an outdoor (weather-permitting) yoga class from 9-10am. Then FTS Certified Forest Therapy Guide at Naturally Forest, Ruth Smith, […]

June Weekday Butterfly Walk

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

Jun 25 / 10:30 am / FREE 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 identification tips and tricks and see what butterflies you can spot! The walk will […]

June Weekend Butterfly Walk

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

June 30 / 1:30 pm / 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! And for […]

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.