It’s one of the 3 lines of defense for the Chesapeake. Join a Naturalist as we catch the animals that live in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) and learn how to identify them. Wear shoes that can get wet.
Join us as we enter their world and taste their honey. Free!
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign-in before start time. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip. (Pre-K Nature Drop-in meets once a month in the Summer.)
Many flowers have strange names. Find out why on this hike. Free!
Marshy Point Nature Center is looking for volunteers interested in learning about nature, to teach children about nature! Training will be held Wed.-Fri. September 3-5 at Marshy Point. For more information, see our flyer.CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s 7th Annual Fall Festival will be held from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 27. Free admission, rain or shine! Activities will include apple cider pressing, bird hikes, and crafts. There will be demonstrations, canoe and boat rides, and a Kids Mini Marsh Mucker Obstacle Course Run! For more information, see […]CONTINUE READING →
For those of us that live close to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, there are few birds more recognizable than the osprey. Also known as fish hawks or sea hawks—and recognized scientifically as Pandion haliaetus—these large birds of prey are well-adapted to their piscivorous (fish-eating) lifestyle. Ospreys were one of the first birds I […]CONTINUE READING →