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 18,000 species, including over 10,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 1,000 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)

- New Symphyta species added to MBP - Waldheimia vitis (B. Bell, det. A. Boldyrev and V. Belov).   (9/15/2019)

- New stilt bug species added to MBP - Neoneides muticus (M. Etheridge, det. V. Belov).   (9/14/2019)

- Brown Booby records are increasing regionally. Added records for Anne Arundel, Calvert, and Talbot Counties.   (9/14/2091)

- First Lark Sparrow record for Harford Co. (D. Littlepage).   (9/13/2019)

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Species in checklists - 18,342

Species with photographs - 10,647

Total photos - 149,696

Total records - 455,609

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