It’s one of the 3 lines of defense for the Chesapeake. Join a Naturalist as we catch the animals that live in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) and learn how to identify them. Wear shoes that can get wet.
Join us as we enter their world and taste their honey. Free!
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.)
Many flowers have strange names. Find out why on this hike. Free!
Cromwell Valley Park and Marshy Point Nature Center have teamed up to offer the Maryland Master Naturalist training program this Fall. The 10-week program will run on Saturdays from September 20th to November 22nd. A vast array of nature topics will be presented, including ornithology, botany, reptiles and amphibians, insects, freshwater ecosystems, interpretation, and more! […]CONTINUE READING →
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 →
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 →