Nature Center exhibits are currently closed. The restrooms are available from 9 am to 5 pm each day.
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.
Marshy Point’s event calendar is temporarily being published monthly, not quarterly, due to the evolving nature of the Covid-19 health crisis. The Winter 2020 edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available online. All programs are currently being held outdoors, weather permitting. Face masks are required for all participants ages 2 and older. Advance registration […]CONTINUE READING →
Enjoy five fun and educational Marshy Point nature crafts at home! Order a Nature Craft Pack with all the materials and instructions needed to create: Mammal mask mania Perfectly potted plants Creepy crawly carton critters Crazy crabby cap Design-your-own Nature T-shirt These crafts are appropriate for kids ages 4-8. The cost is $25/set. For more […]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 →