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)

- And another gall wasp added to MBP - Larger Empty Oak Apple Wasp (B. Harms, det. C. Eiseman).   (8/15/2018)

- Another new gall wasp added to MBP - Spongy Oak Apple Gall Wasp (R. Orr).   (8/15/2018)

- A new gall wasp added to MBP - Fusiform Oak Apple Gall Wasp (R. Orr).   (8/15/2018)

- New leaf miner fly added to MBP - Calycomyza verbenae (J. Emm & T. Wilson, det. C. Eiseman).   (8/13/2018)

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Species in checklists - 17,895

Species with photographs - 10,075

Total photos - 118,670

Total records - 416,565


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