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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 spring calendar of events.

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Nature Tots

05/04/2020 @ 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: Turtles, flowers, clouds, frogs, ducks, butterflies

Kayak Cruising on the Creek

05/08/2020 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pmNudge around the endless nooks and crannies of Otter Point Creek and the upper Bush River with an adults only group. Choose one trip or all three to track the changes on the water through the spring season of northward migration and bud burst.

Full Flower Moon Foray Kayak

05/08/2020 @ 8:00 pm-10:30 pmHow many flowers will we find bathing under the (almost) full moon light? Explore the marsh by kayak at night for a whole new perspective on the spring flowering season.

Spring Bird Count

05/09/2020 @ 8:00 am-11:00 amPhil Powers will be your guide as you count and record all the birds of the Estuary Center and Bosely Conservancy on the land, water and in the sky.

Critter Cruise Pontoon

05/09/2020 @ 8:30 am-10:00 amThe tide is high! Venture as far into the marsh as the tide allows and see what’s up and at ’em on a fine spring morning, with a special focus on migratory birds to commemorate World Migratory Bird Day.



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