Marshy Point and Cromwell Valley parks are looking for volunteers to help teach about nature! Guides work with group programs and special events. Training will familiarize you with our most popular programs and the special ecosystems of Baltimore County. March 14 at Marshy Point, March 15 at Cromwell Valley, and March 16 at the last […]
Homeschool families are invited to this five-session meet-up. Each session will focus on a different nature topic. Ages 5 to 11. Registration required. $50 per participating child for all 5 sessions. Parents are required to attend. Space is limited.
The Marshy Point Nature Center Council hosts a monthly guest lecture series featuring natural resource professionals, educators, photographers, authors, and noted naturalists. Please join us for: March: Loren Lustig, “The Most Important Fish in the Sea” (Tuesday, March 20) April: Anthony Fredericks, “Mysteries and Magic of Clams” (Tuesday, April 17) May: Susan Minor, “The World […]
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: March 5 (Baby Animals) March […]
Camp dates and registration information are available online on our Summer Camp page. All camps are open to the public. Camp registrations for MPNCC members began on Thursday, March 1. If you have registered for camp and want to pay the camp fee online, go to our Online Payments page. (We accept online payments using […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Spring event calendar (covering March to May 2018) is now online. The Spring edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available! Check them out!CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s new Chesapeake Adventurers Pre-K program offers children a nature-focused learning experience. Modeled after the European Forest Kindergarten, the Adventurers will set out on daily expeditions in our park. Alongside two Adventure Guides, children will journey through the forests, wetlands, and tidal creeks that make up Marshy Point, allowing each child to make their […]CONTINUE READING →
Despite the cold, short days and long nights of Winter, some plants remain green throughout the year. The term “evergreen” refers more to this characteristic than to how closely these plants are related to each other. On a short hike around Marshy Point, the most common evergreens one might encounter include American holly, clubmosses, ferns, […]CONTINUE READING →