Climate Change Walk

Climate Change Walk

October 8, 2022 @ 10am Join Climate Educator, Bess Caplan, for a walk around the grounds of the Howard County Conservancy to look for signs of climate change and discuss possible solutions. Details and Info: The walk will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental...
Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn 2022

Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn 2022

September 22, 2022 5pm-8pm Join community members and leaders at the 15th annual Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn to celebrate and support the environmental and preservation programs of the Howard County Conservancy. Stroll through the garden enjoying fine wine,...
Tree and Animal Interactions Talk and Walk

Tree and Animal Interactions Talk and Walk

September 10, 2022 @ 10 a.m. Join Arborist Lou Meyer and Naturalist Woody Merkle for a discussion on the ways trees and animals interact within an ecosystem. Then enjoy a guided hike around Mt Pleasant’s grounds to see what evidence of tree and animal...
Weekday Bird Walk August 2022 (rescheduled from 8/22/2022)

Weekday Bird Walk August 2022 (rescheduled from 8/22/2022)

August 31, 2022 @ 8am Join expert birder Mike Kerwin and volunteer naturalist Woody Merkle on a walk around Mt. Pleasant’s trails to see and learn how to identify birds. Hike Details and Info: The hike will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center...
Butterfly Walk August 20, 2022

Butterfly Walk August 20, 2022

August 20, 2022 @10:30am Join naturalists Kevin Heffernan and Woody Merkle on a walk around Mt. Pleasant’s trails to see and learn how to identify butterflies. Hike Details and Info: The walk will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center (large...
Wine in the Garden Beer in the Barn

Wine in the Garden Beer in the Barn

Join us for the 15th annual Wine in the Garden, Beer in the Barn to celebrate and support environmental and preservation! Stroll through the garden enjoying fine wine, craft beer and local non-alcoholic refreshments. Sample delicious food from local restaurants and...
Weekday Butterfly Walk August 15, 2022

Weekday Butterfly Walk August 15, 2022

August 15, 2022 @10:30am Join naturalists Woody Merkle and Carolyn Cradler for a walk around Mt. Pleasant’s trails to see and learn how to identify butterflies. Hike Details and Info: The walk will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center (large...
A Playdate with Nature

A Playdate with Nature

August 12, 2022 @ 10am Join the Howard County Conservancy’s Nature Preschool Director for a morning of outdoor adventures and nature-based learning. Children and their caregivers are invited for a hike followed by intentional and open-ended activities in the forest!...
Butterfly Walk August 6, 2022 (rescheduled from 7/23/2022)

Butterfly Walk August 6, 2022 (rescheduled from 7/23/2022)

August 6, 2022 @10:30am Join naturalists Kevin Heffernan and Woody Merkle on a walk around Mt. Pleasant’s trails to see and learn how to identify butterflies. Hike Details and Info: The walk will begin in front of the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center...
Woodland Fairy House Building

Woodland Fairy House Building

July 23rd 2022, 9am-11am 6553 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075 Join the Howard County Conservancy to build Woodland Fairy Houses from natural materials. Bark, twigs, pinecones and other ‘natural construction materials’ will be provided. Best suited for...