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Nature Tots Session 2

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Little 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: winter, snow, hibernation, groundhogs, foxes, otters. Registration required.

$6 – $42

Survival Skills

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Instructor Craig Walker, a volunteer with over 30 years of military outdoor survival experience, will share tips, skills, and tools to help you survive the unexpected, whether preparing for a day hike or designing a survival shelter. Learn simple, effective survival strategies and explore inexpensive, "cool" survival gadgets.

$8.00

Campfire Series – Session 2

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Take in the beautiful winter views by the warmth of a campfire. For session 2 we will focus on survival skills and staying warm by the fire. Registration required.

$10
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Critter Dinner Time

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures. Registration required.

Free

Chilly Bug Hunt

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Grab a magnifying glass and venture outside to hunt for insects. In the winter? Yes!!! Learn the tricks to buggy winter survival. Warm refreshments provided. Registration required  

$10

Virtual Intern Presentation – Snakehead in Otter Point Creek

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

The invasive northern snakehead fish has been establishing itself in Otter Point Creek over the last few years. Join via Zoom to learn what was discovered this summer as the research intern, Tim Smoot, surveyed our waterways to test different sampling techniques, investigate fish stomach contents, and conduct an age assessment on collected fish. Registration …

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Free

Constellation Campfire

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Settle around a cozy campfire for starry night tales and constellation spotting. Roasted treats provided.

$8.00
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Nature Tots Series 1

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Little 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: winter, snow, hibernation, groundhogs, foxes, otters. Registration required.

$6 – $42
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Nature Tots Session 2

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Little 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: winter, snow, hibernation, groundhogs, foxes, otters. Registration required.

$6 – $42
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Nature Discovery Tots

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Explore the Nature Discovery Area with a Naturalist! Each meeting will focus on a different theme of the season. Dec—Hibernation, Jan—Snow, Feb—Birds. Registration required

Free

Owl Prowl

Bosely Conservancy 2601 Perry Ave Edgewood, MD 21040

Venture into the woods of Bosely Conservancy on a cool winter evening to hear the call of these elusive creatures and possibly catch a glimpse of them.  Participants meet at Bosely Conservancy.  Registration required.

$10
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Meet a Critter

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. Registration required.

Free

Invasinators

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Become part of a volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date, weather permitting.

Free

Full Moon Hike and Campfire – Cancelled

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Join us for a nighttime adventure and explore the grounds of Leight Park to see what critters are doing after dark in the full moon.

$8.00
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Homeschool Class at the Campfire

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Gather 'round the campfire to learn about topics in ecology, nature, and environmental science! Gain scientific skills over the course of this session and learn how to participate in outdoor scientific research. Registration required.

$6 – $42