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.
Homeschool families are invited to this five session meet-up. Each session will focus on a different topic. Ages 5 to 11. $50 per participating child (which covers all 5 sessions). Parents are required to attend. Registration required. Space is limited.
Celebrate Spring and nature with crafts, animal talks, canoe and boat rides, egg hunt, food, music, and more. Entrance and parking are free.
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: February 25 (Maple Syrup) March […]
Marshy Point’s Spring event calendar (covering March to May 2019) is now online. The Spring edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available! Check them out!CONTINUE READING →
Camp dates and registration information are now available online on our Summer Camp page. All camps are open to the public. Camp registrations for MPNCC members will begin on Tuesday, March 5. Registration for non-members will follow on Tuesday, March 19.CONTINUE READING →
The Chesapeake Adventurers Pre-K will hold its Spring session from March 4 to May 31, 2019. Classes run M/W/F (with no class May 27). For more information, and to register, visit the pre-k page.CONTINUE READING →
The white-breasted nuthatch is one of our most common and recognizable birdfeeder visitors. Their call of “ank-ank-ank” and the speed with which they move up and down the trunks of trees distinguish them from any other common feeder birds. During winter, however, an observant birder might also occasionally spot a red-breasted nuthatch. Both of these […]CONTINUE READING →