Please join us for Home Ground’s 2nd Annual Membership Banquet!
Stephen Keller Keynote Speaker
The evening includes dinner (and dessert) by the Flintstone Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, another fantastic silent auction, and a keynote address “Restoring Hope to Our Forests.” This memorable evening will celebrates Home Ground’s accomplishments of the past year, and looks toward the future.
Scales and Tails at Rocky Gap State Park — Discover Allegany Outdoors 2011
What will you find at Discover Allegany Outdoors?
Home Ground’s annual nature and outdoor recreation festival is the perfect place to discover something new in the outdoors. With activities, demonstrations, and exhibits for families and kids of all ages, Discover Allegany Outdoors will connect you with the adventure and beauty that is all around us right here in western Maryland.
What will you find in the streams of Allegany County?
Have your kids gotten their feet wet this summer? School starts soon, but it’s not too late for one more outdoor adventure. Join Home Ground on Monday, August 19 on the Allegany College of Maryland campus from 5:30 – 7:30 pm to discover the hidden life of Evitts Creek.
This fun and informative workshop will be led by husband and wife team Tom and Carolyn Mathews. Their collective experience as wildlife biologist, life-long fisherman, naturalist, interpreter and parents is sure to make this a great evening for families and the general public alike.
It’s that time of year and our community’s gardens are in full bloom. Home Ground is pleased to join Evergreen Heritage Center in Mount Savage for a Gardening Open House on June 1 from 1-4pm. This event will feature EHC’s new 2100 sq. ft. Heritage Hoop House (greenhouse), “how-to” presentations and other fun activities.
Interested in geocaching, but don’t know where to begin? Home Ground can help! Join us on Saturday, May 18th at 10am until 3pm at Green Ridge State Forest to learn more about geocaching and search for some caches in Green Ridge! This will be a fun and educational event, and you’ll have the chance to spend some time in the beautiful Green Ridge State Forest!
If you love trees, then you’ll love the All About Trees workshop on Saturday, April 20! Join Home Ground and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for this fun springtime activity, and learn all you need to know about planting trees in your own backyard or as a community project!
Join Home Ground and the National Park Service C&O Canal National Historical Park for the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s 25th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup! On Saturday, April 6 Home Ground will join staff and volunteers of the park service to remove trash in and around the Canal Place Heritage Area and the C&O Canal. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up by emailing Home Ground at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curious about coyotes in Western Maryland? Join us on Tuesday, March 26 for an educational presentation about these nighttime howlers! This event is sponsored by Home Ground and Frostburg State University’s Wildlife Society.
Please join Home Ground for western Maryland’s first screening of Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time. This Emmy award-winningdocumentary presents the extraordinary career of the early conservationist Aldo Leopold, and traces how he shaped and influenced the modern conservation movement.
February 11, 2013 ~ 7:00 pmAllegany College of Maryland12401 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland, MDDr. Robert Zimmer Theatre (College Center) campus map