Nature Center exhibits are currently closed. The restrooms are available from 9 am to 5 pm each day.
The Nature Center is selling a variety of native trees, shrubs, and perennials this Spring! Please order your plants by April 23rd. Orders need to be picked up on either May 14th or May 15th, between 10 am and 3 pm. For more information, please see the Native Plant Sale flyer. To request an order […]
We are excited to announce our new Marshy Point Community Garden! The garden will open on Monday, April 5, 2021. Plots are now available for the 2021 season. Garden plots are 10 feet by 10 feet, and cost $25 for the season. To reserve a plot, please call us at 410-887-2817. For more information, please […]
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Pre-K Nature is held on Mondays from 11 am to 12 noon. $5 per child. This is NOT a drop-in program at this time. Advanced registration is required, with a maximum of 25 attendees per program (including adults). […]
Join a naturalist on the front lawn of the Nature Center to meet one of our animal ambassadors. Registration is not required. This program is designed for families; no groups are permitted. Animal encounters take place on: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am Animal encounters last approximately 15 […]
Join a naturalist for a story and a short hike. Recommended for ages 5 and under. $2 per child. This program is held on Wednesdays from 11-11:45 am.
We are looking forward to offering in-person Summer Camp this year! In addition to past favorites, we have added a week of Tadpole Camp (for ages 3 & 4) this year. For more information, please check out our Summer Camp page. Camp registration will begin at 9:00 am ET on Tues. April 6th for MPNCC members, and Tues. […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Chesapeake Adventurers Pre-K program offers children ages 3 to 5 a nature-focused learning experience. Registration is now open for the Spring 2021 session (in person and all outdoors) and the Fall 2021 session (in-person, outdoors, and in our pre-k classroom). Space is also available in the current Winter 2021 session (Mon./Wed. virtual, Fri. […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Spring Event Calendar (covering March to May) is now online! Activities include Pre-K nature, birdwalks, canoe trips, photography and plein air sketching, using natural egg dyes, learning about amphibians and reptiles, making bluebird boxes, going on a Spring scavenger hunt, and much more! The Spring 2021 edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also […]CONTINUE READING →
The cold months bring a variety of waterfowl to Dundee Creek and the surrounding Upper Chesapeake Bay, but one of the most recognizable is the hooded merganser. Surprisingly though, hooded mergansers are year-round residents in our area. Only during the Winter do they leave their more secluded and solitary fresh-water Summer homes to form flocks […]CONTINUE READING →