Maryland Biodiversity Project (MBP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on cataloging the living things of Maryland. We promote conservation, science, and education by helping to build a vibrant nature study community. The project was started in June 2012 by Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton. The incredible MBP community has cataloged more than 20,600 species, including nearly 13,000 species with photographs, and features the work of more than 18,000 naturalists and photographers.

Turkey Point Bird Count (2022) - Cecil County, Maryland

Dans Rock Bird Count (2022) - Allegany County, Maryland

MBP Blog - Field Trips and Events

Marshy Point BioBlitz Results


- New rove beetle species added to MBP - Hesperus stehri (T. Reichard, det. C. Narden).    (12/2/2022)

- New aphid species added to MBP - Myzocallis granovskyi (D. Webb, ver. N. Hernandez).    (12/2/2022)

- MBP on #GivingTuesday at the MBP blog    (11/29/2022)

- New freeloader fly genus added to MBP - Leptometopa latipes (S. Scholnick, ver. J.F. Carr).    (11/26/2022)

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Species in checklists - 20,665

Species with photographs - 12,963

Total photos - 687,079

Total records - 850,807

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