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 17,700 species, including over 9,900 species with photographs, and feature the work of more than 1,000 naturalists and photographers. MBP in the Press: Aqua Kids TV show (Amazon) | Baltimore Sun article | CNS interview (Read about how to help)

- First record of Black-bellied Whistling-Duck for Charles Co. (S. Zabel).   (7/15/2018)

- First record of Vesper Bluet for Cecil Co. (H. White, J. White).   (7/12/2018)

- Two new clam shrimp species added to MBP - Eulimnadia (Mattox, 1953) (proc. B. Hubick).   (7/14/2018)

- New fly genus added to MBP - Graphomya (M. Morris).   (7/12/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,756

Species with photographs - 9,940

Total photos - 115,047

Total records - 411,298

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