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Attention all program registrants: All programs require pre-registration for the forseeable future. There will be no drop-in programs. Please be advised all programs will take place outdoors with social distancing and face masks are recommended to be available for use.


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 HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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

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Talkin' Turkey

11/14/2020 @ 1:30 pm-3:00 pmLearn all sorts of interesting facts about wild turkeys while fashioning your very own turkey feather quill pen to write with, much as famous turkey fan, Ben Franklin, did!


11/15/2020 @ 2:00 pm-4:00 pmBecome 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.

Nature Playgroup

11/16/2020 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amLittle ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics: deer, owls, snow, turkeys

Watersheds and Wastewater

11/21/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pmWatersheds are all around us! How do we impact them? Where does all our wastewater go? How can we reduce our impact? Learn about these topics and simple things that you can do at home to reduce runoff.

Owl Prowl

11/21/2020 @ 5:00 pm-6:30 pmVenture into the woods of Bosely Conservancy on a cool fall evening to hear the call of these elusive creatures and possibly catch a glimpse of them. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy



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