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Bear Branch Nature Center Email
Hashawha Environmental Center
300 John Owings Road
Westminster, MD 21158-3149
410-386-3580 - voice
410-848-2567 - fax

Office HoursWed-Sat 11-5, Sun noon-5
Contact 1Dawn Harry
Naturalist
 410-386-3580 - voice
PurposeTo provide nature study and environmental education to visitors of all ages, focusing on native plant and animal life.
ServiceLocated in northern Carroll County off Route 97 North, just outside the gates of the Hashawha Environmental Center. Members receive a seasonal newsletter with a calendar of events listing upcoming programs such as nature hikes, environmental programs, and planentarium programs. The Center features a library resource room, a bird observation room, a discovery room, an exhibit hall, an auditorium, a 40-seat planetarium, and a gift shop. No reservations are required for nature center usage, although program registration is required. Volunteers, age 12 and older, are needed to help at the Nature Center.
FeesOpen to the public and free of charge.
SubjectsAstronomy, Children - Activities/Entertainment, Meeting Rooms/Receptions, Nature Study, Volunteers - Needed, Wildlife
Last Updated16 July 2014