Forest Bathing: Guided Walk & Activities

Forest Bathing: Guided Walk & Activities

Aug 17 / 9 a.m. / $ Forest bathing is a mindful practice that involves immersing yourself in nature and using your senses to unlock benefits for your physical, mental, emotional and social well-being. A guide-in-training will lead participants in activities that will...
Open Play in Nature

Open Play in Nature

Aug 3 / 9 a.m. / $ Join us at our Nature Preschool in Belmont Historic Park for a morning of outdoor adventures and nature-based learning. This event will include thoughtfully curated, child-led activities in our outdoor classroom and nature playspace! Best suited for...
Open Play in Nature

Open Play in Nature

Jul 20 / 9 a.m. / $ Join us at our Nature Preschool in Belmont Historic Park for a morning of outdoor adventures and nature-based learning. This event will include thoughtfully curated, child-led activities in our outdoor classroom and nature playspace! Best suited...
Save the date for Wine in the Garden

Save the date for Wine in the Garden

We’re excitedly planning your fall party! Wine in the Garden/Beer in the Barn is set for Sept. 19, 2024, with local beer, wine and nonalcoholic drinks, plus food from more than a dozen local caterers. Need a little entertainment? We’ll have live music, a...
Stories under the stars

Stories under the stars

Meet up Aug. 9 for our next Amphitheater Series Performance, starting at 7 p.m. Dovie Thomason, a storyteller with Apache and Scot Traveler heritage, will draw on 40 years of experience to tell nature-themed tales outside in our new amphitheater. Free to attend,...
Connecting all to nature

Connecting all to nature

The Conservancy spent the past year refining our approach to justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. We’ve written a new diversity statement and are working every day to reflect it. Our mission calls us to fully honor, respect and include people of all races,...
Growing at preschool

Growing at preschool

Last month, the Conservancy’s Nature Preschool finished its third full year of offering immersive nature education. In mid-June, students in the Crow and Chickadee classes graduated with a sweet ceremony in Belmont’s beautiful garden before enjoying...
Historic Farmhouse Tours

Historic Farmhouse Tours

Aug 24 / 10 & 11 a.m. / FREE The Brown family farmhouse is a time capsule of architecture and family history. Join members of the Howard County Conservancy’s History Committee for a tour of our 1800s farmhouse and learn about the history of Mt. Pleasant! Details...
Stories under the stars

Amphitheater Performance Series: Storytelling with Dovie Thomason

Aug 9 / 7 p.m. / FREE Join us at Howard County Conservancy for an evening of history and heritage. Dovie Thomason is a respected and highly-awarded storyteller for her forty years of sharing her cultural, historical and family stories. Her delight and lifelong...