Presented by Bill Curtis, a Park Ranger with the National Park Service. Mr. Curtis will talk about how Beavers affect hydrology, chemistry, and other animals dramatically. Using the beavers of Cromwell Valley Park as an example, this talk will review the role of beavers in natural ecosystems.
Yes, there are many beavers in the bay and park. Join a naturalist to seek signs of them, then a campfire with s’mores. $3 per person, $2 members.
Learn about the wild turkeys of Maryland and then meet our own Bronze Birds ‘Gravy’ and ‘Tater’.
The fort was built on the Maryland frontier in 1695. What did the rangers eat at their outpost? Meet them there. Limited to 20 people! Reservations required. Directions given at time of registration. $10 per person. Don’t miss this once-a-year event!
The 4th Annual Turtle Trek 5K Run/1 Mile Walk (in memory of Katie and Wil Brady) was held on November 8th at Marshy Point. Thank you to all who participated, to our sponsors including Sports Clips, and to the volunteers who helped at the event! To view photos, check out our Facebook page. Money raised […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s 7th Annual Fall Festival was lots of fun and one of our most successful events ever! Almost 1,600 people attended! A special ‘thanks!’ to all the volunteers who helped with everything from cider pressing, to crafts, face painting, directing cars, photography, raffles, canoeing, and so much more. Some photos are viewable on our […]CONTINUE READING →
The blue crab is Maryland’s state crustacean. Blue crabs are a traditional part of Summer for many Maryland residents, but these crustaceans are also an important part of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. These crabs belong to the swimming crab family, meaning that their specially-adapted, paddle-like last leg makes them highly mobile. Unlike many other crab […]CONTINUE READING →