Monday, July 15, 9-1130AM, Bird Explorers with Patterson Park Audubon
Calling All Students! Over 200 bird species are documented in Patterson Park, and students can join Audubon and Living Classrooms to earn service learning hours by collecting urban bird data. A teen bird expert will lead you in using binoculars, collecting data, and sharing your findings with the greater scientific community, while discussing the importance of this work to Baltimore and our community. Plus, FREE FOOD!
Saturday, July 20, 730AM, Druid Hill Park Guided Bird Walk and Bird Banding, Patterson Park Audubon
Special this month, arrive early (7:30) for a bird-banding demonstration! Guided walk starts at 8:00. 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, Baltimore.
Wednesday, July 24, 730-930PM, Summer Nights in the Wetlands with Pickering Creek Audubon Center
$5 per person
Join Pickering Creek naturalists as the sun goes down and our nocturnal world awakens as we explore our wetlands after dark! Summer evenings are the best time to experience the sights and sounds of our wetlands with the whole family. Follow the flashing lightning bugs, croak along with the frogs and keep an eye on the skies to see owls silently flying by. Register by Monday, July 22nd online.
Saturday, July 27, 8:00am Leader: Colleen Webster, Susquehanna State Park: Butterflies, late Flowers and Birds
On this trip we certainly do not plan to ignore birds but our focus will be on finding and identifying butterflies and flowers. Beginners to accomplished naturalists are welcome and encouraged to participate. Meeting location: TBA after Colleen scouts the area. Contact Colleen
Webster (firstname.lastname@example.org; or 410-459-4577, call, don't text) with questions and to register. Weather is critical for this event, so be sure to check with Colleen if the forecast is questionable.
Saturday, July 27, 8-930AM, Patterson Park Guided Bird Walk, Patterson Park Audubon
Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park, an important migratory stopover in Baltimore City! 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: email@example.com
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.
Saturday, August 24, Beautiful Butterflies and Brunch with Pickering Creek Audubon
$75 per person
Excitement abounds as colorful butterflies make Pickering Creek their home once again during the sunny days of summer. Join Pickering Creek staff and two butterfly expert guests on this popular August adventure through the wetlands and meadows of the Center where butterflies fly wild! Learn about identifying features of these exquisite insects and observe the beautiful blooming plants that bring them in. Theresa Murray has been learning about butterflies and their life cycles over the past 20 years. She maintains gardens with nectar plants and host plants for several butterflies including monarchs. Frank Boyle is a naturalist and butterfly specialist who leads several NABA (North American Butterfly Association) annual 4th of July butterfly counts in Maryland and the mountains of Virginia. We’ll conclude at the home of Carol Thompson where we’ll enjoy a delightful brunch. REGISTER