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 HCC BioBlitz bee and wasp data courtesy of G. Scarpulla.   (1/18/2018)

- New sphinx moth species added to MBP - Galium Sphinx Moth (K. Booth, det. S. Scholnick).   (1/18/2018)

- New cluster fly species added to MBP - Pollenia rudis (S. Scholnick, ver. J.F. Carr).   (1/17/2018)

- New horse fly species added to MBP - Tabanus gladiator (R. Orr).   (1/14/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,602

Species with photographs - 9,650

Total photos - 99,674

Total records - 388,109

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