Calendar of Events

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. 

M = Member price; NM = Nonmember price


Programs listed in the calendar are for individuals and families. If you have a group, such as scouts, that would like a program, please contact the Estuary Center or complete and return our Program Request Form.


Click here for online registration or call 410-612-1688.

Download a .pdf version of our summer calendar of events or our fall calendar of events.

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Otters in the Creek Canoe

08/23/2014 @ 7:30 am-10:30 amIn the cool early morning hours, glide quietly around the marsh to search for the elusive otters that call this habitat home. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy


08/23/2014 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmBecome a part of the volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date. Participants receive an "Invasinators" T shirt after attending two work days.

Water and Dirt = MUD!

08/23/2014 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmPut on your best mud duds for up close encounters with critters in puddles, ponds, streams and creeks. Make extra fancy mud balls as souvenirs of our adventure. Treat: worms in dirt!

Marsh Posies Mosey Canoe

08/23/2014 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pmCatch a peek at the late summer wildflowers blooming in the marsh under the golden glow of a summer sunset.

Morning Song Kayak

08/24/2014 @ 7:30 am-10:30 amThe early bird gets the worm, or fish in the case of the eagles and osprey! Paddle to Snake Island for breakfast al fresco and help with checklists for critters, birds, and blooms.



Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.


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OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688