Volunteer spotlight: Interns

Volunteer spotlight: Interns

Maryland First Lady Dawn Moore (center) thinks the Conservancy interns are something special and we agree! Many of the high school interns are Youth Climate Institute ambassadors. They are, left to right, Connor (Glenelg), Isa (Marriotts Ridge), Abby (Long Reach),...
Spotted at the Conservancy: Black rat snake

Spotted at the Conservancy: Black rat snake

Spotted at the Conservancy: Yi-Ying Lee spotted this Eastern black rat snake and snapped a picture for the Conservancy’s photo contest. During cold weather, these snakes brumate, a sort of hibernation light, in which they’re mostly asleep, but wake for...
Nature-based preschool teacher training

Nature-based preschool teacher training

May 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Preschool teachers looking to connect their students to nature have a new option from the Conservancy. Jess Caylor, our director of early environmental education, is newly certified by the Maryland State Department of Education to introduce...
Nature-based preschool teacher training

Nature-based preschool teacher training

May 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Preschool teachers looking to connect their students to nature have a new option from the Conservancy. Jess Caylor, our director of early childhood education, is newly certified by the Maryland State Department of Education to introduce...
Otter spotted!

Otter spotted!

Spotted at the Conservancy: Early on a snow-dusted March morning, John Metz spotted and photographed this sleek beauty munching fish in the Davis Branch pond. We’ve had reports of river otter sightings, but never had photos before! Photo by John...