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  • The Fall 2015 edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is now available online. Check it out! Marshy Point’s Fall event calendar (covering September to November) is also online. Join us for activities including the 8th Annual Fall Festival, and our monthly Speaker Series presentations.

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  • Want to become a Marshy Point Member, or renew/update your membership, for the Sept. 1, 2015, to August 31, 2016, year? Enjoy a variety of member benefits while supporting educational programs at Marshy Point. Membership levels start at $12/year. Check it out!

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  • Please join us for an evening of merriment with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy on Saturday, September 12th, at Marshy Point Nature Center. The gathering will include lite dinner fare, live music, a silent auction, and recognition of ‘heroes’ from Marshy Point and the GVC. To learn more and/or to buy tickets for the event, see the […]

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  • Marshy Point has nearly doubled its trail system! Enjoy the warm weather and come explore! You can view the 2015 trail map online; print copies are available in the Nature Center.

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  • Join us and The Katie and Wil Brady Memorial Foundation on Friday, May 8th, for an evening wine festival at DeJon Vineyards in Hydes, Maryland. Cost is $25 per ticket, which includes a wine tasting, buffet-style dinner, and music by the Rob Byer Band. There will also be door prizes and a raffle auction. Proceeds […]

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  • Thanks to all that attended Marshy Point’s Spring Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2015! And thank you to the staff and volunteers who helped make the event possible! Over 1,500 people attended this year’s festival. For photos from the event, see our Facebook page. (More photos coming soon.)

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  • The 9th Annual Popsicle Plunge scheduled for Saturday March 7th has been cancelled. The waters surrounding Rocky Point are completely iced-in and present safety concerns. Unfortunately, there are too many pieces that need to fall into place for an event like this, so we cannot reschedule this year. [Logo by Rebecca Ward, who won the […]

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  • The 4th Annual Turtle Trek 5K Run/1 Mile Walk (in memory of Katie and Wil Brady) was held on November 8th at Marshy Point. Thank you to all who participated, to our sponsors including Sports Clips, and to the volunteers who helped at the event! To view photos, check out our Facebook page. Money raised […]

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  • Marshy Point’s 7th Annual Fall Festival was lots of fun and one of our most successful events ever! Almost 1,600 people attended! A special ‘thanks!’ to all the volunteers who helped with everything from cider pressing, to crafts, face painting, directing cars, photography, raffles, canoeing, and so much more. Some photos are viewable on our […]

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  • 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! […]

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