Welcoming Belle!

Welcoming Belle!

March 21, 10:30am / FREE Join us to welcome our screech owl, Belle, to her new home at Mt. Pleasant! Learn all about the lives of Belle and other owls in Maryland. Then make and take your own owl-themed party favor! Program best suited for ages 5-8 years. All children...
The Past, Present, and Future of the Patapsco

The Past, Present, and Future of the Patapsco

February 26th, 10:00 AM Join Patapsco Heritage Greenway at the Howard County Conservancy’s Mt. Pleasant Farmstead for a discussion on the history of the Patapsco Watershed and what is being done to preserve it. Afterward, enjoy a naturalist-guided hike around Mt...
Sold out: Winter Bird Walk

Sold out: Winter Bird Walk

January 22nd, 10:30 AM Unfortunately this popular program is already sold out. We hope you can join us for another program. Join expert birder Mike Kerwin and volunteer naturalist Woody Merkle on a walk around Mt. Pleasant’s trails to see and learn how to...
Winter Challenge: Let’s go, let it snow!

Winter Challenge: Let’s go, let it snow!

January 14th – February 10th It’s time for our Winter challenge, when we encourage you to spend time outdoors at a park or in your neighborhood while helping to raise $10,000  to keep the Conservancy’s 232 acres green, FREE and open to all! Participants will...
So glad I goat you

So glad I goat you

This Valentine’s Day, there is no better way to say “So glad I goat you” than with the help of our sweet goats, Buddy (African Pygmy Goat) & Holly (Nigerian Dwarf Goat)! Enjoy a certificate, “So glad I goat you” card, and a vinyl sticker to make your valentine...
SOLD OUT: Sustainability Legislative Breakfast

SOLD OUT: Sustainability Legislative Breakfast

January 11th, 8:00 AM Unfortunately this program has already sold out. We hope you can join us for another upcoming event. Join us virtually for an update on current environmental legislative bills as you enjoy your breakfast from home! Learn about bills you can...
Spotted: Bald Eagle vs. Crow

Spotted: Bald Eagle vs. Crow

Bonnie Ott, was lucky to spot a bald eagle who was eating a deer leg at our Mt. Pleasant Farmstead. A nearby crow was very angry and would not leave the eagle alone. The eagle finally flew off with the deer leg, the crow in pursuit!
Engaged over the holidays?

Engaged over the holidays?

Looking for a green wedding venue to celebrate saying “I do?” Nestled on 232 acres, the Conservancy is embraced by abundant flora and fauna. Couples enjoy our gardens, barn, indoor reception space and beautiful terrace. Learn more on our website. 2022/23...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

2022 brings opportunities to explore our forests, meadows, gardens and streams! Our camp, schools out, preschool and field experiences will bring nature alive for students, while our public programs will help the whole family connect to nature. Nature will be...