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. Our community has cataloged over 17,000 species, including over 9,400 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 800 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)

- Added ~100 lower Eastern Shore lichen records (L. Biechele, proc. N. Magnusson).   (2/19/2018)

- New lichen species added to MBP - Ochrolechia africana (L. Biechele, det. D. Flenniken).    (2/18/2018)

- New lichen species added to MBP - Pyrenula ravenelii (L. Biechele, det. D. Flenniken).   (2/17/2018)

- Don't forget to raise money for MBP by shopping via Amazon Smile!   (2/16/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,630

Species with photographs - 9,681

Total photos - 101,386

Total records - 390,966

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