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Archive for April, 2024

Support Raptor Conservation Night

Field trips, nature journaling, native plants & more in April!

Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Redbud tree by Sharon Dobben

Join us for slow birding, nature journaling, photography & more

Check out our amazing variety of April events and sign up before all the slots are taken. Click on our events page to get more details on each event:

Photographers Focus on Birds Field Trip

Flag Ponds Nature Park, 1525 Flag Ponds Pkway, Lusby, MD. 

April 27 —SATURDAY—9-11 a.m.

Bring your camera and we will all learn more about how to sharpen our skills to take the best photos of birds. There is no. Maximum of 15 participants.

RSVP at Signup Genius or to Jan at

Lexington Park Library Sustainability Fair

April 27 —SATURDAY—10:45-11:45 a.m. Presentation: Growing Native Plants for Birds, Bees & Beauty 10:45-11:45.

Room A

Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park, MD. Daylong events 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m with enlightening lectures, eco-inspired art projects for all ages and helpful advice from community organizations driving positive change. Stop by our Southern Maryland Audubon table for info and advice on how to attract more birds to your yard or patio with native plants. 

Join us from 10:45-11:45 in Room A for a free presentation: Growing Native Plants for Birds, Bees & Beauty and learn how to create a native plant bird buffet in your own backyard or patio. More details at:

Spring Nature Journaling at Gilbert Run Park

April 28 —SUNDAY—-10 a.m. to noon

13140 Charles St., Charlotte Hall, MD 

Our nature journaling field trips are back! You don’t have to be an artist or a writer to get closer to birds and nature with a notebook and pen. Workshop is free.  Open to all ages 10 and above. Sketchbook and pen will be provided.

RSVP required at Signup Genius.