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 16,000 species, including over 8,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 500 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Baltimore Sun article and CNS interview on MBP! (Read about how to help)

- MBP now has records of Tall Goldenrod for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).    (1/16/2017)

- New weevil genus added to MBP - Dietzella (S. Housten, det. C. Eiseman and V. Belov).   (1/16/2017)

- New moth added to MBP - Dusky-backed Filatima (M. Etheridge).   (1/16/2017)

- MBP now has records of Common Yarrow for all Maryland counties and Baltimore City (C. Reed, Balt. City).   (1/13/2017)

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Species in checklists - 16,958

Species with photographs - 8,736

Total photos - 63,907

Total records - 283,336

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