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...
Beauty and Adventure in the Central Appalachians with Mark Hendricks

Beauty and Adventure in the Central Appalachians with Mark Hendricks

May 30 / 7 p.m. / $ Join photographer and environmentalist Mark Hendricks for an evening of stories and stunning photography featuring his newest book The Central Appalachians: Mountains of the Chesapeake. The oldest mountain range in the U.S., the Appalachians of...
From a Wild Life to Wildlife – Michael Oberman Talk and Mini-Gallery

From a Wild Life to Wildlife – Michael Oberman Talk and Mini-Gallery

Apr 21 / 6 p.m. / $ Join us at Howard County Conservancy on April 21st for a fascinating night of rock ‘n roll and wildlife photography! At 6pm, Michael Oberman will share several stories from his book Fast Forward, Play and Rewind. He has interviewed more than three...
Seasonal Changes – What do animals eat?

Seasonal Changes – What do animals eat?

Mar 23 / 10 a.m. / $ As nature transitions from winter to spring, there is much to learn about an animal’s habits based on the seasonal changes in their diet. Why do foxes hang around homes and buildings during the colder months? What do herbivories eat in the...