Longs Creek isn’t too long but there are some interesting rock formations along the way. Near Rocky Point Park, call for directions. Registration required. $7 per person, $5 for members. Ages 8 & older. Space is limited. Registration required.
Learn the basic strokes needed to master a canoe. Ages 8 to adult. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $7 non-members, $5 members. Space is limited. Registration required.
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.)
This large fish was once a hazard and a delicacy. Find out why on this trip. Age 8 to adult. $7 per person, $5 for members. Space is limited. Registration required.
The 4th Annual Turtle Trek 5K race (in memory of Katie and Wil Brady) will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014, at Marshy Point. Details coming soon.CONTINUE READING →
The new issues of our Event Calendar and our Cattails newsletter are now available online. Check out what is going on around Marshy Point in June, July, and August—and register to attend some of our great programs!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 →
There are around 400 bee species in Maryland, but the most recognizable is the European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera). As their name suggests, honey bees are not native to the Americas—they come from Europe, Asia, and Africa. The first documented arrival of honey bees to North America was in 1622 when English colonists brought them […]CONTINUE READING →