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. Our community has cataloged over 19,000 species, including nearly 12,000 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 10,000 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | MBP Conservationist of the Year award | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)


- New damsel bug species added to MBP - Nabis roseipennis (M. Etheridge, det. J. Roch).    (4/14/2021)

- Completed mining a large scale insect data set provided by John Davidson (proc. Z. Tice). Thanks, John!    (4/14/2021)

- New millipede species added to MBP - Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus (det. D. Hennen).    (4/13/2021)

- New millipede species added to MBP - Cylindroiulus punctatus (B. Hubick, det. D. Hennen).    (4/11/2021)

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Species in checklists - 19,663

Species with photographs - 11,934

Total photos - 352,933

Total records - 622,246

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