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)

- Roseate Spoonbill in Maryland! Fourth state record and first for Calvert Co. (M. Lutmerding).   (6/17/2018)

- New crane fly species added to MBP - Gonomyia sulphurella (T. Reichard, det. J.F. Carr).   (6/7/2018)

- New moth species added to MBP - Five-spotted Twirler Moth (T. Reichard, det. H. McGuinness)   (6/7/2018)

- New crane fly species added to MBP - Limonia immatura (D. Webb & M. Etheridge, det. J.F. Carr)    (6/7/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,744

Species with photographs - 9,907

Total photos - 112,612

Total records - 408,562


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