Week of Events
THIS TRIP IS FULL. Half day. Once again, the B-CC Chapter is generously providing us access to this large private property south of Poolesville. Woods, hedgerows, streams, fields, and ponds provide a wide range of bird habitats, and migration should be well underway. Trip will start at 7 a.m. at the League’s Chapterhouse. Limit: 10. LEADER: Jim Nelson at [email protected].
Meet at 7am in the Wilson Mill Trailhead (Wilson Mill Trail, Little Bennet Regional Park, 25200 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871) to look for spring migrants. The walk will cover approximately 1.5 - 2 miles on natural surface trails. Plan your footwear accordingly. All children must be accompanied the entire time by an adult. Bring your binoculars. Reservations required. Limit: 10 youth. Mentor Leaders: Brooke Levey and Tara Clifton. RSVP: [email protected]
THIS TRIP IS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY. Half-day trip starting at the Blue Mash Nature Trail, where we will look for a variety of songbirds and other species. Then we will drive over to the adjacent Oaks Landfill to look for raptors, Blue Grosbeaks, and possible Dickcissels and Grasshopper Sparrows. Meet at 7 a.m. at 20500 Zion Road, Laytonsville, Md. LEADER: Mark England at [email protected] or 240-308-4114.
Join us for our annual social at the Woodend headquarters of Nature Forward! The evening begins with a social hour at 6:00 p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m. Smokey Glen Farm of Gaithersburg will once again cater a delicious meal. The evening will feature our recognition of this year’s Guest of Honor, Clive Harris, as well as an awesome photo slideshow by our members.
Join us as we explore this location for some early morning spring birding on the west side of Route 28 (https://rb.gy/qpdqda). We’ll bird the broad fields and separating woods, beginning at 7 a.m., hoping for warblers and sparrows, vireos, woodpeckers, and raptors. Limit: 10. LEADER: Scott Young at [email protected]. Dave Roberts will co-lead.