Field Trips and Events
Saturday, April 14, 2-5 pm.  Wildflower Hike, Patapsco Valley
State Park,
Leader:  Bryan MacKay
Join naturalist Bryan MacKay for a 2.5-mile walk in search of spring
wildflowers.  Mostly flat and paved, but some rocky trails, too.  For more
information or to register, email Bryan at or phone at
410 747 7132 no later than April 12.

Sunday, April 15th, 8:30 AM, Adkins Arboretum
Leaders:  Ruth Bergstrom and Kye Jenkins
Let's see what birds have arrived and what's blooming at the 400-acre
native plant garden and preserve on the Eastern Shore. After the walk,
browse their native plant sale, Master Gardeners are on hand to answer
any questions.   Please register with Ruth at or call
her at 443-752-1967.
Audubon testifies before House Committee for the NA Wetlands Conservation Extension Act -
Plan now to attend the Delmarva Birding Weekend April 26-29.
Looking Ahead
Apr. 20 - Old Rag Mountain Earth Day Hike
Apr. 21 - Earth Day Workday - Pickering Creek
Apr. 22 - James Run Canoe and Kayak
Apr. 28 - National Arboretum - Azaleas
Apr. 29 - Patterson Park Urban Birding
Apr. 28 - 30th Annual Spaghetti Dinner - Pat and Clay Sutton "Backyard Habitats"
May 5 - Wildflower Hike - Thompson WMA
May 5 - Patterson Park Garden Team
May 6 - Birding by Ear for Beginners - Pickering Creek
May 19 - Oriole Day - Cromwell Valley Park
June 16 - "Tour, Toast, and Taste" for Pickering Creek