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April 28, 6PM
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April 5, 12, and 19 - Bird Friendly Gardening with Patterson Park Audubon. Click here for more information.
Saturday, April 7, 9am, Leader: Fred Brundick,
Cromwell Valley Park, Photographing Nature
Bring your camera and binoculars—Fred Brundick will take you around wonderful Cromwell Valley Park. This will be a great way to get into practice just as the flowers, butterflies, and birds are beginning to show their stuff. To register, contact Fred at email@example.com or 443-752-5607.
Saturday, April 7, Paddling at Prime Hook with Pickering Creek Audubon Center. Depart Pickering at 7:30am, return at 5:30pm
$35.00 per person
Join Delaware Nature Society and Pickering Creek Audubon Center Staff on a paddling adventure in Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This winding, 7-mile paddle takes you through freshwater marshland into the open brackish waters nestled behind Prime Hook Beach. Ospreys, Belted Kingfishers, herons & egrets, eagles, beavers, turtles, shorebirds, and waterfowl abound! Plan for a 4-5 hour paddle; pack a bagged lunch and water. Van Transportation and paddling equipment from Pickering provided. Call 410-822-4903 to register.
Saturday, April 14, 8:30am, Leader: Colleen Webster, Feathers and Flowers at Susquehanna State Park
An ideal time to enjoy emerging wildflowers, as well as early migrant songbirds and lingering winter visitors. Meet at the parking area at the confluence of Deer Creek and the Susquehanna River just north of Rock Run Mill at 8:30 AM. No registration necessary. If you have any
questions, contact Colleen at 410-459-4577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 15, 8:30am, Leader: Hugh Simmons, Birding Basics—Fort Smallwood Park
Birding Basics is a series of walks for those new to bird watching, slower paced and focused on developing your bird watching skills. Fort Smallwood Park is a renowned spring hawk migration count site and is a nice overall birding location. We will start with a stroll around
the park and end at the hawk count site. Hawks tend to get up later in the morning so for those wanting the full hawk count experience you should plan to stay longer than two hours. $6.00 fee to enter the park. To register contact Hugh Simmons at email@example.com or
Saturday, April 21, 10am-1pm, Leader Bryan MacKay, Wildflower Walk (Gunpowder Falls SP, Bel Air Road at the river, btw Kingsville and Perry Hall)
Spring wildflowers are the glory of the Maryland spring, and this beautiful trail along the Big Gunpowder Falls hosts a variety of early blooms. From BelAir Road, we'll stroll upstream on a flat but muddy trail for more than a mile before returning by the same route. Bring a
hand lens if you have one. Please register with Bryan MacKay, at firstname.lastname@example.org, at least a day in advance.
Saturday, April 21, 8-930AM, Druid Hill Bird Walk with Patterson Park Audubon
Experts from Audubon and the Maryland Zoo will lead us in search of avian friends! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary. If you would like to borrow binoculars, drop us an email – we have plenty to share! There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore! To borrow binoculars: email@example.com or 410.558.2473. Free! Meet at 3001 East Drive in Druid Hill Park.
Saturday, April 21, 20182:00 – 8:00pm, Boats, Birds & Brews with Pickering Creek
$75.00 per person
Unwind on a Saturday. Start the afternoon with a Springtime paddle – we’ll explore the wetland inlets as we make our way to the open waters of Wye River. Paddle back to Peterson Woods and relax on the lawn as the nocturnal creek life starts to wake. Challenge your friends to a few lawn games with some local brews and other refreshments by your side. Unwind further with a provided dinner and s’mores over a campfire. Space limited to 12 people, ages 21+ only. Call 410-822-4903 to register.
Thursday, April 26, 20185:30 – 7:00pm, Wetland Wandering with Pickering Creek Audubon Center
$5.00 per person
Discover the slippery, slimy, and scaly creatures that call the wetlands at Pickering Creek home! Equipped with chest waders, boots, and large seine nets, we’ll spend the evening exploring and investigating a mysterious, wet, and watery world filled fish, frogs, and plenty of mud! Call 410-822-4903 to register.
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Saturday, April 28, 6PM, Annual Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, April 28, 8-930AM, Saturday Bird Walk at Patterson Park
Audubon experts will lead us in search of avian friends! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary. If you would like to borrow binoculars, drop us an email – we have plenty to share! There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore! To borrow binoculars: firstname.lastname@example.org
or 410.558.2473. Free! Meet at the fountain in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, closest to the intersection of E. Lombard St. and S. Patterson Park Ave.
Volunteer with Chesapeake Audubon!
Pickering Creek Audubon Center:
Pickering Creek has ongoing volunteer opportunities to match your skills and interests. Please see their website for details - click here.
Patterson Park Audubon
The Patterson Park Audubon Center team needs volunteers to help in their efforts to produce quality programs for children and adults, and to build Baltimore's bird habitat in Patterson Park and beyond. There are lots of ways you could help, both indoors and outdoors, or possibly from your own home. See their website for more details - click here.