MBCP Newsletters

MBCP produces a monthly newsletter that highlights work accomplished by our organization as well as by our partner organizations.


End of Summer 2019

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Feather Underground blog to debut

  • Symposium: Register now to secure your spot

  • Symposium sponsorships, t-shirt sales will support Maryland youth!

  • Celebrate World Shorebirds Day

  • Species Profile: Ruddy Turnstone

  • Partner Spotlight: Maryland League of Conservation Voters

Summer 2019

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Other than birds, you shouldn’t be feeding wild animals

  • Symposium Field Trips Announced

  • Perilous Poison or Protector?

  • Species Profile: Boat-tailed Grackle

  • Partner Spotlight: Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition


May 2019

  • Volunteer Opportunities with MBCP Available

  • Balloons are unhappy for wildlife

  • Symposium Features YMOS Keynotes

  • Species Profile: American Redstart

  • Partner Spotlight: Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

  • Maryland Birds in the News

  • Upcoming events

Special Update - Corrected Nightjar Survey Dates

2019 Nightjar Surveys must be conducted during one of these two dates:

May 11 - 26
June 9 - 25

We apologize for leaving off the May dates in the April newsletter.


April 2019

  • Registration Opens for 72nd MOS Convention

  • 2019 Nightjar Survey Routes Available

  • Youth Symposium Opens Registration

  • eBirders wanted for Cecil County project

  • IBA Monitoring begins 3rd season

  • Partner Spotlight: Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center

  • Species Profile: Great Egret

  • Maryland Birds in the News

  • Upcoming events


February/March 2019

  • Announcing Bird City Maryland

  • MARC Fund Projects will help struggling species

  • Regional symposium to feature YMOS

  • Maryland Birds: Ecology and Conservation Summer Program

  • Bald Eagle workshops a hit

  • MBCP Addresses I Bird, I Vote Summit

  • Partner Spotlight: American Forests

  • Species Profile: Grasshopper Sparrow

January 2019

  • Symposium Exceeds Expectations!

  • Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb 15-18

  • Final Bald Eagle workshop of season to be held

  • Partner Spotlight: Lower Shore Land Trust

  • Species Profile: Brown Creeper.