Volunteer spotlight: Marti Ellerbrock

Volunteer spotlight: Marti Ellerbrock

When spring arrives, Marti Ellerbrock prepares for field trip season by putting on her sturdy shoes, raincoat and enthusiastic smile. No matter the weather, Ellerbrock cheerfully leads giggling groups of elementary and secondary students on hikes through our grounds....
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),...
Earth Day 2024 Service Projects

Earth Day 2024 Service Projects

Apr 20 / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for a day of service to celebrate Earth Day by lending a hand on our grounds. We’ll host several volunteer projects, including invasive plant removal, garden cleanup and tree plantings. Then visit the Youth Climate...
Volunteer spotlight: Howard Quinn

Volunteer spotlight: Howard Quinn

f you happen into the Conservancy’s offices when Howard Quinn is working the front desk, you’ll likely have musical accompaniment to your nature education. A musician and retired Howard County special education teacher, Howard has been volunteering with...
Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Keaton Culp

Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Keaton Culp

Carolyn Keaton Culp, who started volunteering with the Conservancy after finishing her Master Naturalist training in 2022, has worked as a volunteer leading hikes and field trips and aiding with our public programs. “I love taking nature walks and exploring the...