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EARTH DAY (3) FIELD TRIP SPECIAL EVENTS

April 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Earth Day 2019 is Monday, April 22. This year the focus will be to Protect Our Species. Join us in helping to protect our native plant species with invasive plant removal, and learn about the importance of bird habitat and declining species. Please check our website for other events that may have been added throughout southern Maryland.

Port Tobacco River Park, Charles County – 8 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
7685 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Come and join us as we enjoy looking for migrating birds, check on our eagle nest, and spring ephemerals. RSVP to Lynne at somdaudubon@yahoo.com or 301-751-8097 (prefer text).

Chapel Point State Park, Charles County – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8855 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
All hands on deck! Help with invasive plant removal. The S MD Audubon Society and the Port Tobacco River Conservancy are helping to protect our native plant species by removal of invasive plants. Come help and celebrate Earth Day. Gloves provided. RSVP to Lynne at somdaudubon@yahoo.com or 301-751-8097 (prefer text).

Sotterley Plantation, St. Mary’s County – 8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
44300 Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, MD 20636
“What’s Soaring at Sotterley”
Leader(s): David Moulton
Kick off Earth Day week with a birdwalk at this scenic and historic Patuxent River property as the annual surge of migrating birds begins throughout St. Mary’s County. Nesting Bald Eagles, migrating warblers, meadowlarks, woodpeckers and waterfowl can all be found via Sotterley’s extensive new trail system. From Rt. 235, go north on Sotterley Road, turn right through the gates to the gravel parking lot on the Sotterley historic property. RSVP at moulton.davidh@gmail.com or
240-278-4473.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Various

Organizer

Lynne Wheeler
Phone:
301-751-8097 (prefer text)
Email:
somdaudubon@yahoo.com
Website:
http://somdaudubon.org/
Southern Maryland Audubon Society © 2014 -- Osprey photo by Bill Townsend