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...
Nature for the little ones

Nature for the little ones

The preschool crowd can join us at our Belmont location in Elkridge for outdoor adventures and nature-based learning in May. In this weekly series, children and their caregivers are invited for hikes and thoughtfully curated and child-led activities while exploring...
Spotted at the Conservancy: Skunk cabbage and honey bee

Spotted at the Conservancy: Skunk cabbage and honey bee

Maryland’s skunk cabbage flowers pop out of the damp forest floor in winter, offering busy honey bees a little pollen snack to get them through cold early spring days. Bonnie Ott took this shot of the strange-looking blossoms that are one of the first spring...