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...
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...
Amphitheater Performance Series: Storytelling with Dovie Thomason

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...
Spotted at the Conservancy: Shy cosmet moth

Spotted at the Conservancy: Shy cosmet moth

Dave Webb of the Maryland Biodiversity Project found this shy cosmet moth caterpillar in the seedhead of a cattail. Over the winter, the caterpillar eats the cattail seeds, shelters in the plant and is protected from predators in its soft, cozy home. When June...
Building Woodland Fairy Houses

Building Woodland Fairy Houses

Jul 27 / 9 a.m. / FREE In the spirit of “Build It and They Will Come,” bring your children and join other families to build beautiful dwellings for the fairies in the Conservancy’s Belmont pine tree lined meadow. The magic of this row of pines will surely bring the...