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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 HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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


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Leight Speaker Series - Nature and Nosh

02/09/2020 @ 4:00 pm-6:00 pmInteractions Between Aliens and Natives: A Holistic Approach to Managing Invasive Plant Species by Vanessa Beauchamp. Understanding the impacts of invasive plant species is important for making sound management decisions in both your backyard and in larger areas of wildlife habitat. Invasive species can have community-wide effects on plant diversity, insect, and bird populations and even soil biota and nutrient cycling. Removal of invasive species can be an effective part of ecosystem restoration, but it is also important to focus on the environmental changes that allow invasives to thrive in the first place.

Nature Playgroup

02/10/2020 @ 9:30 am-10:30 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: full moon, snow, groundhogs, hibernation, owls, skunk cabbage

Nature Tots

02/10/2020 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pmLittle 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: full moon, snow, groundhogs, hibernation, owls, skunk cabbage

Critter Dinner Time

02/15/2020 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

iNaturalist Trek

02/15/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmTap into your inner naturalist! Use the iNaturalist app while searching Leight Park for interesting plants and animals and help us collect biodiversity data. Learn how you can utilize this program on other outdoor adventures.

 

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