Environmental Learning and Stewardship in Howard County, MD
Bring your enthusiasm for the environment to eight weeks of classes on Thursdays starting Feb 3, 2022.
Join others who care, meet experts in the field, and make a difference in the world!
HoLLIE 2022 News and Plans
We are thrilled to report that for HoLLIE Winter 2022 we are planning to meet in person again.
And we are also thrilled that this year we will meet in the historic
Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum!
Classes are 8 Thursdays, all day, starting Feb 3, 2022
Feb 10 and 17 will be at NASA Goddard in Beltsville (weather permitting)
Several afternoons there are field trips to other sites around Howard County
We will have registration, parking, and facility information available soon.
You can find out more about what our classes are like by reviewing the 2020 class syllabus on the Classes page. A final syllabus for 2022 will not be available until Jan 2022, but we expect it will be very similar.
And enjoy our photos in our Gallery!
HoLLIE 2021 Class Materials
HoLLIE 2021 was an all virtual program due to COVID. To view the available recordings and class materials, click here
To find resources on climate change, environmental education, volunteerism, local ecology and more, keep reading...
What's your Environmental Passion ???
Whether you have lifetime, a day, or an hour, there is something you can do to help!
Hover or tap on the circles to find what interests you most, then click Go! to see a list of related organizations.
You can start small and still help a lot!
How to get started:
Explore the circles
Click Go! to see a list of related environmental organizations in and around Howard County
Visit their website
Join their email list and stay informed
Attend a meeting in person or online if you can
Volunteers are needed for everything from office work and making phone calls to event staffing, research, outdoor work, and nature walks. There are often opportunities to help from home.
You can make a difference!
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Links to websites and videos on environmental topics, resources for discussing climate change, and environmental resources for kids.