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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Become part of a 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, weather permitting.

Date Time Ages
Sunday, April 18 12:00pm thru 2:00pm 14 - adult
Sunday, May 16 12:00pm thru 2:00pm 14 - adult

Ponds and Polliwogs
Hop on over to dip net in the ponds and puddles surrounding the Center to see what is swimming around!

Date Time Ages
Sunday, April 18 1:00pm thru 2:30pm 3 - adult,under 13 w/adult

Wandering for Wildflowers
The first wildflowers of spring are elusive and ephemeral but well worth the hunt. Hike on and off trail in search of ladyslippers, wild azaleas, and trout lilies, discovering the survival secrets of each!

Date Time Ages
Sunday, April 18 3:00pm thru 4:30pm 5 - adult, under 13 w/adult

Tails and Tots
Story time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals!

Date Time Ages
Sunday, April 18 3:30pm thru 4:30pm 0 to 6 w/adult
Sunday, May 23 1:00pm thru 2:00pm 0 to 6 w/adult



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



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