Elms Environmental Education Center

The Home of Environmental Education for St. Mary's County Public Schools.

Teacher and SMCPS Staff Portal

SMCPS password required

Join us at The Elms for PLANT-A-PALOOZA on June 8th, 2019 from 9 am - 1 pm. A free, all ages welcome, fun-filled morning of hikes, activities, and crafts where we open up our native plant nursery to the public! Click HERE for more information. See you there!

Fifth graders canoeing

Field Studies, Elms to Go, MD Green Schools, FAQs

Monarch laying eggs

Free native plants are available for community based projects and for sale to the general public.

Basic birding class in session

There are many ways to be a part of the excitement at The Elms.

Audubon Christmas Bird count participants

New events are added regularly.

fourth graders dipnetting

Student work, animals of the Elms, cool links...

aerial photo of the Elms site

"The Elms" is the Home of Environmental Education for St. Mary's County Public Schools.