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)

- New bivalve family added to MBP - Solemyidae (R. Aguilar).   (9/23/2016)

- New moth species added to MBP - Parectopa plantaginisella (A. Van Schoor).    (9/23/2016)

- New order of sea squirts added to MBP - Enterogona (R. Aguilar).   (9/23/2016)

- Please watch this short video (2:54) and support our partners at Norton-Brown Herbarium!   (9/22/2016)

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Species in checklists - 16,583

Species with photographs - 7,924

Total photos - 54,763

Total records - 267,705

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