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 fungus species added to MBP - Clavariadelphus unicolor (J. & R. Solem).   (12/9/2018)

- New leaf-beetle genus added to MBP - Altica (E. Stanley et al., det. B. Mathison).   (12/9/2018)

- MBP now has records for Ground Ivy for all 23 counties and Baltimore City (last was St. Mary's, T. Bell).   (12/8/2018)

- New silken fungus beetle added to MBP - Antherophagus ochraceus (B. Speckart, det. C. Harden).   (12/8/2018)

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Species in checklists - 18,058

Species with photographs - 10,317

Total photos - 128,567

Total records - 427,551

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