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Join the Natural History Society of Maryland to meet other nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, naturalists, and similarly inquisitive minds. We offer a wide variety of programs for the beginner to the advanced naturalist, and from informal social events to in-depth courses.

Everyone is welcome, but membership offers many free programs and discounts on others. So join us in a search for reptiles and amphibians, a canoe trip on the Chesapeake Bay, or to learn everything there is to know about Maryland dragonflies - it's up to you!

The mission of the Natural History Society of Maryland is to foster stewardship of Maryland's natural heritage by conserving its natural history collections, educating its citizenry, and inspiring its youth to pursue careers in the natural sciences.

The Natural History Society of Maryland (NHSM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1929. Its extensive collections of Maryland flora, fauna, fossils, and minerals, dating back to the early 1800's, are a rare and valuable asset to the State of Maryland. Help us build The Maryland Naturalist Center.

Membership
Individual $25.00
Family $35.00
Contributing $65.00
Sustaining $120.00

Join Now! Follow this link to our website and become a member.

Or send a check or money order to:
The Natural History Society of Maryland
P.O. Box 18750
6908 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD 21206

Be sure to include your contact information. Thank you for joining!

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Welcome Nature Enthusiasts!

Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    NHSM Lep Club - August Meeting

    3 Naturalists

    The August meeting of the Lep Club will meet Thursday, August 25 at 7PM. Nick and Jim will be showing you mounting techniques and we will be distributing more Luna moth... Learn more

  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    What's this plant?

    6 Naturalists

    Learn to identify plants in an informal setting with other inquisitive people and a botanist who can answer your questions.  Bring a plant or twig from your own backyard... Learn more

  • 6 days ago · 9:00 AM

    Wild Edible Field Trip with Nick Spero

    5 Naturalists | 5.00

    Wild edibles offer a variety of health benefits to you and add unique flavors and textures to your meals. Join Nick Spero for a walk to learn about wild edibles... Learn more

  • August 17 · 7:00 PM

    Wild Edible Field Trip with Nick Spero

    14 Naturalists

    Wild edibles offer a variety of health benefits to you and add unique flavors and textures to your meals. Join Nick Spero for a walk to learn about wild edibles... Learn more

  • August 8 · 7:00 PM

    What's this plant?

    5 Naturalists

    Learn to identify plants in an informal setting with other inquisitive people and a botanist who can answer your questions.  Bring a plant or twig from your own backyard... Learn more

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What's new

  • Linda Davis founded The Natural History Society of Maryland

    on November 22

 
Founded Nov 22, 2010

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