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All programs require registration unless otherwise noted.

 

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 OPCA online registration or HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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Plankton Monitoring Studies

02/06/2019 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmOur plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training.

Winter Bird Physiology

02/07/2019 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pmInstructor: Dr. Mark S. Johnson This course will provide a brief introduction to the world of winter birds and how they cope with changes in habitat and food choices. It will begin Thursday evening with a discussion of avian physiology, systematics and identification, and ecology as it relates to many common winter birds. Saturday will involve a closer look at feeder birds as we observe them from the feeders and mark and release them following an assessment of health. Participants will get a closer look at birds and obtain a greater appreciation of their unique adaptations including a background on how species develop and diversify. Registration is required.

Winter Bird Physiology

02/09/2019 @ 9:00 am-10:30 amInstructor: Dr. Mark S. Johnson This course will provide a brief introduction to the world of winter birds and how they cope with changes in habitat and food choices. It will begin Thursday evening with a discussion of avian physiology, systematics and identification, and ecology as it relates to many common winter birds. Saturday will involve a closer look at feeder birds as we observe them from the feeders and mark and release them following an assessment of health. Participants will get a closer look at birds and obtain a greater appreciation of their unique adaptations including a background on how species develop and diversify. Registration is required.

Camouflage 101 - Cancelled

02/09/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:30 pmInteract with the environment in a new way by using camouflage. Learn about the origins of camouflage, how animals use it, and play camouflage games!

Chilly Chemistry

02/09/2019 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmDiscover the science behind winter weather with experiments and activities in the Finton Formula Lab.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

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