Trout in the Classroom

Middle school students are getting a chance to see firsthand how healthy ecological systems maintain quality of life by raising trout in the classroom and eventually releasing these fingerlings, as the young fish are … [Read more...]

Join us at the 32nd Annual MAEOE Conference

This February (the 2nd through the 5th) the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) brings together Science and Art for three days in Towson, MD. We have partnered with … [Read more...]

Getting out and about in Frederick County, with Envision Frederick County

Last Saturday, nineteen people...and one dog...took short walk and a enjoyed a picnic lunch at a beautiful waterfall in the forest on the western slope of Catoctin Mountain! The event served as the kick-off of … [Read more...]

THE SCHOOL OF NATURE: Greening Our Schools May be the Real Cutting Edge of Education

Outside Atlanta, after returning from a class hike through the woods, an excited six-year-old grabbed his head and said, “There’s so much nature and I only have two eyes and one brain and I think it’s going to … [Read more...]

MAEOE to host largest state environmental education conference in the nation

The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education ( MAEOE ) Annual Conference is the largest state environmental education conference in the nation. Join us for our milestone event, our 30th anniversary … [Read more...]

Conference at Hood College: Growth and the Future of the Chesapeake Bay (Jan. 13-14)

We’ve all seen it: The patch of woods lost for a new house, a meadow plowed under to help feed a growing population, the bottom of a once-clear stream filled with silt which turns the water muddy every time it … [Read more...]

Fox Haven wants your help with a rain garden project

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center is going to build a rainwater garden and we're looking to our community for help. The garden will be planted with native flowers, shrubs, and trees that will provide valuable … [Read more...]

Get your hands in the dirt: Connecting to your food sources

A little girl named Rachel walks into the hoophouse, as she does each Friday. “What are we planting today, Denise?” she asks our farm volunteer. Rachel is six and she is learning all about growing food. She squats … [Read more...]