Maryland Biodiversity Project (MBP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on cataloging all the living things of Maryland. Our goal is to promote education and conservation by helping to build a vibrant nature study community. The project was started in June 2012 by Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton. We have already cataloged over 15,000 species, including over 6,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 400 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Baltimore Sun article and CNS interview on MBP! (Read about how to help)

- New moth species for MBP - Acrolepiopsis leucoscia (T. Reichard).    (7/23/2015)

- New order for MBP: Jumping Bristletails (Archaeognatha) (R. Orr).   (7/20/2015)

- New family of wasps for MBP: Trigonalidae (S. Muller). Found during Rocky Gap BioBlitz!   (7/19/2015)

- New moth species for MBP - Burdock Seedhead Moth (M. Etheridge).    (7/19/2015)

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Species in checklists - 15,940

Species with photographs - 6,639

Total photos - 23,703

Total records - 222,358


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