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 18,000 species, including over 10,000 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)

- New fungus species added to MBP - Rooting Polypore (Polyporus radicatus) (J. & R. Solem, ver. M. Kuo).   (11/21/2019)

- New crane fly species added to MBP - Limonia annulata (E. Stanley, det. J.F. Carr).   (11/19/2019)

- New house fly genus added to MBP - Helina evecta (S. Scholnick, det. Dr. N. Vikhrev).   (11/16/2019)

- New house fly genus added to MBP - Mydaea flavicornis (S. Scholnick, ver. J. F. Carr, Dr. N. Vikhrev).   (11/15/2019)

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Species in checklists - 18,414

Species with photographs - 10,733

Total photos - 154,369

Total records - 460,966


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