Center closed on county holidays (Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). Park open.
The Marshy Point Nature Center Council hosts a monthly guest lecture series featuring natural resource professionals, educators, photographers, authors, and noted naturalists. The Speaker Series is held in the Nature Center auditorium. The talks typically last an hour and a half, with light refreshments provided. These programs are free and open to the public. Please […]
How do you get sap from a tree? How is maple sugar made? Who made syrup? Join us for this ongoing weekend program where we’ll tap a tree, taste sap, and boil up maple syrup. Tree tapping hikes every hour until 3:00 pm (each day).
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 to schedule a trip. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign-in before start time. Upcoming themes are: Evergreens (Dec. 16) Feed your Feathered Friends (Jan. 6) Snow (Jan. 13) […]
The Summer Solstice Faerie Festival will return in 2020! The festival will be held rain or shine on both Saturday, June 20, and Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Marshy Point Park in Middle River, MD. Applications are now being accepted for performers, vendors, and food vendors. For more information, please visit our Summer Solstice Faerie Festival […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Winter event calendar (covering December 2019, January 2020, and February 2020) is now online. The Winter edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also online.CONTINUE READING →
It seems that these days, there is a holiday for almost everything. Indeed, Saturday, September 7, is this year’s International Vulture Awareness Day. When I first heard about this holiday, I thought, “What’s next, Centipede Appreciation Week?” But on more careful consideration, I realized that vultures are among the true unsung heroes of our ecosystem. […]CONTINUE READING →