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 15,000 species, including over 6,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 400 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Baltimore Sun article and CNS interview on MBP! (Read about how to help)

- Added 22 Click Beetle species (Elateridae) (G. Hevel). Processed by M. Etheridge.   (8/30/2015)

- Added new family of isopods (Porcellionidae) (J. Christopherson).   (8/3/2015)

- Added new beetle family - Lined Flat Bark Beetles (Laemophloeidae) (S. Schade).   (8/3/2015)

- New family for MBP - Lizard Barklice (Caeciliusidae) (T. Reichard).   (6/16/2015)

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Species in checklists - 15,997

Species with photographs - 6,748

Total photos - 39,118

Total records - 223,535

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