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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.

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


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Plankton Monitoring Studies

02/13/2019 @ 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.

Frozen Marsh Walk

02/16/2019 @ 10:00 am-11:30 amStep into another world while exploring areas of Bosely Conservancy, trekking into the woods and onto the frozen marsh. *Meet behind Home Depot on Rt. 40

Dugout Canoe Workshop

02/16/2019 @ 1:00 pm-3:30 pmLearn and practice the methods used by Native Americans to carve canoes from trees. In this three-part series, learn a new piece of the process each month while building a dugout canoe for the Center! Traditional techniques will be followed as closely as possible to create this masterpiece. Dig into this exploration of history!

Buds and Bark Tree ID

02/17/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:30 pmDeciduous trees can be tricky to identify in the winter because their leaves have fallen. Join us on a hike to identify some key characteristics to help you figure out which is which. Warm up by the fire with some hot chocolate afterwards!

Meet a Critter

02/17/2019 @ 3:30 pm-4:30 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

 

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