Calendar of Events


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Year: 2017

1January, 2017
Jan 06 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, the Friendly Forest - AM session
Jan 06 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, the Friendly Forest - PM session
Jan 12 Wintertime Hike - Session A
Jan 12 Teen Homeschool Day - Animal Care
Jan 12 Wintertime Hike - Session B
Jan 14 Nature Nuts Winter Overnight
Jan 14 Creating the Money Crop Trail
Jan 18 Winter Storytime Session A
Jan 18 Winter Storytime Session B
Jan 21 The Eagle's Nest
Jan 27 Hike to the Big Cypress for Volunteers
Jan 28 Winter Waterbirds - January
Jan 30 Who Lives in a Tree (Session A)- Cancelled
Jan 30 Who Lives in a Tree (Session B)- Cancelled
February
Feb 03 Frozen Fun - Session A
Feb 03 Frozen Fun - Session B
Feb 07 Teen Homeschool Day - Hike to the Big Cypress
Feb 09 Winter Nature Mobile: Session A
Feb 09 Winter Nature Mobile: Session B
Feb 10 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, The Beautiful Beach - AM session
Feb 10 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, The Beautiful Beach - PM session
Feb 11 Nature Trivia
Feb 13 Volunteer Program: Blackwater Wildlife Refuge
Feb 17 Volunteer Program: Great Backyard Bird Count
Feb 17 Winter Greens
Feb 18 Family Birding Hike
Feb 22 Backbone Bash (Session A)
Feb 22 Backbone Bash (Session B)
Feb 23 Spring Salamander Study Training
Feb 25 Canceled- Nature Preschool Workshop for Adults
Feb 26 Winter Waterbirds - February
March
Mar 03 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, The Super Swamp - AM session
Mar 03 Friday Homeschool Day - Habitats, The Super Swamp - PM session
Mar 04 Spring Salamander Study Training
Mar 06 Teen Homeschool Day - Spring Herp Search
Mar 08 Little Birdie - Session A
Mar 08 Little Birdie - Session B
Mar 10 Bugs Make the World Go 'Round
Mar 16 Coming Home - Animals that Migrate - Session A
Mar 16 Coming Home - Animals that Migrate - Session B
Mar 18 Welcome Back Ospreys!
Mar 20 Aquatic Mammals Session A
Mar 20 Aquatic Mammals Session B
Mar 21 Prothonotary Warbler Information Session
Mar 31 The Waking Woods - School's Out Adventure
2April
Apr 01 Kestrel Monitoring Volunteer Training
Apr 03 Teen Homeschool Day - Spring Salamander Day
Apr 07 Friday Homeschool Day - Early Risers - AM session
Apr 07 Friday Homeschool Day - Early Risers - PM session
Apr 07 Volunteer Enrichment - Spring Swamp Wade-in
Apr 08 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Information Session
Apr 08 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Information Session
Apr 10 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Apr 13 Amphibian Bio Blitz - Teen Overnight
Apr 14 Service Day at Kings Landing Park
Apr 17 Mud Monsters
Apr 18 Mud Monsters
Apr 18 Archery
Apr 19 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
Apr 21 Hellen Creek Explorations: Dawn Chorus
Apr 22 Spring Ephemeral Hike- Cancelled
Apr 22 Earth Day Crafts
Apr 25 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
Apr 26 Nests! Session A
Apr 26 Nests! Session B
Apr 28 Wildflower ID for Beginners
May
May 01 Teen Homeschool Day - Nature Playspace
May 03 Fantastic Frogs: Session A
May 03 Fantastic Frogs: Session B
May 05 Friday Homeschool Day - The Birds and the Bees - AM session
May 05 Friday Homeschool Day - The Birds and the Bees - PM session
May 06 Beginners Bilingual Family Hike- Spring CANCELLED
May 07 Heritage Farm Day: Calvert Stewards
May 07 Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm Day
May 08 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
May 12 Hellen Creek Explorations: Wildflowers
May 12 **Canceled **Campfire: Twilight on the Beach
May 12 **CANCELED** Kings Landing Ghost Tour
May 13 **Canceled** Paddling St Leonard Creek Kayak Trip
May 13 Help Care for the Animals
May 13 Help Care for the Animals- Session 2
May 13 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
May 14 Mother's Day at the Park
May 19 Let's Grow Some Butterflies
May 19 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
May 19 Horseshoe Crab Survey
May 20 Volunteer Program: Kayak Training
May 20 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
May 23 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
May 31 Canceled: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
June
Jun 02 Friday Homeschool Day - Down by the Bay - AM session
Jun 02 Friday Homeschool Day - Down by the Bay - PM session
Jun 03 Volunteer Program: Kayak Training
Jun 05 Teen Homeschool Day - Kayaking the Patuxent
Jun 06 Wonderful Water Session A
Jun 06 Wonderful Water Session B
Jun 08 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
Jun 09 Full Moon Kayak Trip
Jun 10 Dazzling Dragonflies: Session A
Jun 10 Dazzling Dragonflies: Session B
Jun 12 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Jun 14 Calvert Stewards: Prothonotary Warbler Nest Box Monitoring
Jun 16 Who Lives in the Bay?
Jun 24 Calvert Stewards: Animal Care Orientation
Jun 26 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
Jun 26 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud Camp
Jun 27 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
Jun 27 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud Camp
Jun 28 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
Jun 28 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud Camp
Jun 29 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
Jun 29 Meet Osprey Families
Jun 29 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud Camp
3July
Jul 03 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
Jul 05 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
Jul 05 Summer Camp: Patuxent Paddlers (CANCELLED)
Jul 06 Summer Camp: Patuxent Paddlers (CANCELLED)
Jul 06 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
Jul 07 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
Jul 08 Evening Kayak Trip
Jul 10 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
Jul 11 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
Jul 11 Summer Camp: Lives of Reptiles & Amphibians
Jul 12 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
Jul 13 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
Jul 17 Summer Camp: Native American Camp
Jul 22 Teens Behind the Scenes - Animal Care
Jul 22 Plants of the Marsh Kayak Trip (Cancelled)
Jul 24 Summer Camp: Nature Kids
Jul 24 *Canceled* Summer Camp: Chow Hounds
Jul 31 Summer Camp: Early Explorers AM
Jul 31 Summer Camp: Outdoor Skills
Jul 31 Summer Camp: Early Explorers PM
August
Aug 02 Canceled: Nature Preschool Workshop for Adults: Session A
Aug 02 Canceled: Nature Preschool Workshop for Adults: Session B
Aug 05 Calvert Stewards: New Raptor Cage Construction
Aug 08 Teen Kayak Trip
Aug 12 **Canceled** Paddling the Patuxent Kayak Trip
Aug 12 **canceled** Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 15 Wiggly Worms (Session A)
Aug 15 Wiggly Worms (Session B)
Aug 17 Calvert Stewards Education Building Work Day
Aug 21 #Eclipse2017: Solar Eclipse Picnic
Aug 22 Fun with Fossils
Aug 23 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Aug 24 Fall Salamander Study Training
Aug 26 Monarch Butterfly Volunteer Meeting
Aug 26 Insect Predators (CANCELLED)
Aug 27 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation
September
Sep 01 Friday Homeschool Day - Animal Classification, Insects - AM session
Sep 01 Friday Homeschool Day - Animal Classification, Insects - PM session
Sep 05 Teen Homeschool - Kayaking Skills
Sep 05 Calvert Stewards: Barn Wood Salvage Day
Sep 06 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Sep 09 Evening Kayak Trip
Sep 14 **canceled** Volunteer Trip: Fall Migration Hawk Watch
Sep 19 Wild Weasels (Session A)
Sep 19 Wild Weasels (Session B)
Sep 21 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Sep 22 Members Only - Campfire on the Beach
Sep 23 Sunset Hike
Sep 27 Crawling through the Creek
Sep 29 County Fair Outreach!
Sep 29 Fall Foray - School's Out Adventure
Sep 30 Monarch Day
4October
Oct 03 Calvert Stewards - Bay Animals ID
Oct 06 Saw-whet Owl Banding Project set up
Oct 06 First Friday's Homeschool Day: Animal Classification - Fish - AM Session
Oct 06 First Friday's Homeschool Day: Animal Classification - Fish - PM Session
Oct 13 Extravagant Eggs (Session A)
Oct 13 Extravagant Eggs (Session B)
Oct 16 Teen Homeschool Day - Chesapeake Bay Ecology
Oct 18 Calvert Stewards: Monarch Tagging
Oct 20 Life on the Edge Teen Overnight
Oct 20 What Lives in a Shell
Oct 23 Native Seed Planting-Session A
Oct 23 Native Seed Planting-Session B
Oct 26 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Oct 28 Calvert Stewards: Park Cleanup
Oct 28 Owls of Maryland
November
Nov 03 First Friday's Homeschool Day: Animal Classification - Mammals - AM Session
Nov 03 First Friday's Homeschool Day: Animal Classification - Mammals - PM Session
Nov 04 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
Nov 04 Full Moon Hike
Nov 05 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
Nov 06 Teen Homeschool Day - How Do I Get There from Here?
Nov 08 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Nov 11 Calvert Stewards: Animal Care -Session A
Nov 11 Calvert Stewards: Animal Care -Session B
Nov 11 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
Nov 12 Kings Landing Ghost Tour
Nov 14 Pill Bug Bonanza (Session A)
Nov 14 Pill Bug Bonanza (Session B)
Nov 17 Beyond S’mores - Family Campfire Cooking
Nov 18 Bald Eagle Field Trip
December
Dec 01 First Friday's Homeschool Day - Animal Classification - Birds- AM Session
Dec 01 First Friday's Homeschool Day: Animal Classification-Birds - PM Session
Dec 02 Compass Skills: Candy Cane Hunt
Dec 04 Teen Homeschool Day - Fire Building and Campfire Cooking
Dec 05 Migration Mania (Session A)
Dec 05 Migration Mania (Session B)
Dec 06 Calvert Stewards Garden Club
Dec 09 Winter Waterbirds for Beginners
Dec 09 Everlasting Evergreens
Dec 14 Winter Nature Play
Dec 18 Calvert Stewards: Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.  The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

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Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org
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