We Love Cicadas!

We Love Cicadas!

After a long, 17- year wait, the Brood X Cicadas are returning! Cicadas are one of nature’s miracles and this special event only happens in this part of the world. Make memories that will last until the next brood X arrives in 2038! Join in the fun with...
Help people and nature thrive

Help people and nature thrive

Double your impact this April by supporting the Conservancy’s 232 acres, where nature and people thrive. Thanks to an anonymous donor and The Gary and Stacia Smith Charitable Fund, all donations received by April 30th will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to...
Nature Preschool Registration Open!

Nature Preschool Registration Open!

Registration is open for the 2021-22 school year at our Nature Preschool in Elkridge, with full-day classes starting September 7th! Our emergent curriculum integrates nature into science, math, literacy and more! We focus on open ended learning that supports problem...
School’s Out / Science in

School’s Out / Science in

 Need a place to bring your children when schools are closed? Bring them to The Howard County Conservancy for our School’s Out Nature Program!  These educational programs are held most Wednesdays and on select days when Howard County Public Schools are...
Maryland Nature Trivia!

Maryland Nature Trivia!

February 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm / $10 per team, limit of 6 team members. Question: What’s a great way to spend an hour?Answer: Trivia Night at the Conservancy! Assemble your fiercest team and test you knowledge of Maryland’s natural world...

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Celebrate your Valentine and Galentine with the Conservancy! Say “Owl always love you” by “adopting” our owls, and come enjoy a Galentine’s day hike and boxed lunch with a loved one!  This Valentine’s Day, there is no better way to...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

From our family to yours, wishing you a safe, healthy and wondrous new year filed with nature! 2021 will bring opportunities to explore our historic farmstead and hike our 5 miles of trails, for children to investigate the natural world at our camps and new nature...