Celebrate Spring and nature with crafts, animal talks, canoe and boat rides, food, music, and more. Entrance and parking are free.
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: April: Anthony Fredericks, “Mysteries and Magic of Clams” (Tuesday, April 17) May: Susan Minor, “The World of the Dragonfly” (Tuesday, May 15) Anyone interested in presenting as a speaker […]
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.
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 […]
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 →
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 →
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 →