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. We have already cataloged over 16,000 species, including over 7,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 500 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Baltimore Sun article and CNS interview on MBP! (Read about how to help)

- Four new leafminer moth species (genus Coptodisca) for MBP (T. Wilson).    (5/11/2016)

- Wow! Nancy Magnusson finished processing over 16,000 Lepidoptera records from Tomas Mustelin!   (5/1/2016)

- Yellow Rail found in Baltimore City by Lights Out Baltimore!   (4/27/2016)

- New moth species for MBP - Poplar Bud Borer Moth (Meroptera cviatella) (J. Willey).    (4/27/2016)

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Species in checklists - 16,455

Species with photographs - 7,581

Total photos - 48,079

Total records - 256,900

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