Marshy Point Park will be open normal hours. The Center will also be closed for the following county holiday: Monday, February 18
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign-in before start time. Our upcoming dates and themes are as follows: January 14 (Snow) January 28 […]
How do you get sap from a tree, how is maple sugar made, who made syrup? Join us for this ongoing weekend program where we’ll tap a tree, taste sap, and boil up maple syrup. Tree tapping hikes every hour until 3:00 pm.
Training includes the ecology of Marshy Point and Cromwell Valley parks, and techniques to share more and teach less. Must attend all three (3) days. Registration required.
The Chesapeake Adventurers Pre-K is in its Winter session, which runs until March 1, 2019. Spaces are still available! Classes run M/W/F (with no class Dec. 24-Jan. 4, Jan. 21, and Feb. 18.) Registration is also now open for the Spring session, which will be held from March 4 to May 31, 2019. Classes run […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Winter event calendar (covering December 2018 to February 2019) is now online. The Winter edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available! Check them out!CONTINUE READING →
While their strange appearance and unusual habits, Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) are one of our most interesting mammals. They are the only marsupials found in North America and their range is expanding. With their hairless, prehensile (grasping) tails and exposed ears, opossums are not adapted for cold weather. As we experience warmer and warmer winters, […]CONTINUE READING →