Buy some native plants for your home and support Marshy Point! To get an order form with the complete list of flowers and trees for sale, please contact us.
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: May: Susan Minor, “The World of the Dragonfly” (Tuesday, May 15) Anyone interested in presenting as a speaker should contact the Nature Center.
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 […]
In March, an osprey pair returned from their winter migration and build their nest on our osprey platform. Three eggs were laid, although one was later removed by the female osprey. Get the latest updates with our solar-powered camera, which offers a 24-7 view from the platform. We hope to see one or both of […]CONTINUE READING →
Registration is now open for the Chesapeake Adventurers’ Fall session, which will run from Sept. 5 to Nov. 30, 2018. You can also register for the remainder of the Spring session, which runs until June 1st. Join us for a nature-focused learning experience for children ages 3 to 5. The Adventurers set out on daily […]CONTINUE READING →
For anyone who is not familiar with these large, long-legged wading birds and their prehistoric sounding calls, an encounter with a great blue heron can be a memorable experience. The largest members of the heron family are also among the most widespread. They are found throughout much of North America and are year-round residents on […]CONTINUE READING →