The Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS) is a nonprofit, statewide organization of people who are interested in birds and nature. It was founded in 1945 and incorporated in 1956 to promote the study and enjoyment of birds. MOS promotes knowledge about our natural resources, and fosters its appreciation and conservation. The Society maintains a system of sanctuaries to encourage the conservation of birds and bird habitat, awards summer scholarships for teachers, awards grants for student research projects, advocates for conservation policies and practices, and records and publishes observations of bird life.
The Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS) supports a variety of fundraising campaigns related to the conservation, protection, and education about birds in Maryland. After choosing a gift amount you will be offered choices of how to direct your donation. Or select one of the choices listed on this page. All donations made to MOS are tax deductible.