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  • SusanS
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Accepting Businesses for Green Jobs/Career Fair at Hood College

    The Green Neighbor Festival isn’t just on Saturday this year! Pre-festival events are being scheduled on the Hood College Campus the week leading up to the Festival to extend the outreach and education on sustainable living and eco-friendly practices. Businesses are sought for the Green Job/Career Fair and the Festival. Green Job/Career Fair, May 2nd,…

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  • SusanS
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Green Neighbor Festival 2019

    A celebration and educational event promoting sustainable and “eco-friendly” living practices in Frederick County, Md. This year activities are also being planned for the entire week leading up to the Festival. Pre-festival events held at Hood College Campus April 29-May 3rd. May 2nd: Green Job/Career Fair, 3-5:30PM Hood College, Whitaker Building.  Businesses wishing to host…

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  • Mt. Cuba Center
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Lecture: Stormwater Ecology: A New Paradigm in Landscape Design

    LECTURE at Mt. Cuba Center Stormwater Ecology: A New Paradigm in Landscape Design with Scott Scarfone Saturday, February 16, 2019 11 am – 12:15 pm; $20 Register online Here Design trends in landscape development have been migrating toward a more holistic approach, one that creates functional ecological systems that mimic nature, especially as it pertains…

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  • lucyheller
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Alliance for The Chesapeake Bay- Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    The Alliance for The Chesapeake Bay is only one week away from hosting our Wild & Scenic Film Festival in all four of our locations!  You’re invited to join us for our Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Annapolis, MD; Washington, DC; Lancaster, PA; and Richmond, VA on January 24th! Each location will be showing the…

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  • Emily Sizemore
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Robinson Nature Center- Building and Land Technician

    BRIEF DESCRIPTION:  Weekend work is required along with some evening hours.  Work weeks will follow a Wednesday – Sunday schedule, totaling 37.5 hrs/week.  Assists with the maintenance and day-to-day operations of the Robinson Nature Center (RNC).  This position performs maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment.  Assists with conservation stewardship projects including, invasive plant removal, native…

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  • Mark Scallion
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    “Down by the Bay” at Pickering!

    Pickering Creek leads into the Chesapeake Bay and is home to many different aquatic species. Want to know more about the different types of fish that live in the Chesapeake Bay? Have you ever wanted to try out fishing and wanted some instruction? Learn how to fish and seine and practice identifying what you find…

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  • Mark Scallion
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Herb Garden Tour and Tea

    Tour the herb garden at Pickering Creek Audubon Center with Chesapeake Bay Herb Society members. Breathe in the fragrant spring air as you learn about commonly known culinary herbs. Wander the winding garden pathways and search for visiting pollinators like butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Enjoy some Herbal Tea and Herbal Cookies and take home some herbs to share.

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  • Mark Scallion
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Spring Migration Up Close!

    Join Pickering Creek Audubon Center for an incredible field trip to Chestertown to visit Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory and witness bird banding up close! Listen for the distinctive bob…white! song while visiting restored grasslands to hear about recovering quail and sparrows. Learn directly from skilled field ecologists as they measure and band migratory and local birds in the middle of the spring season….

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  • Mark Scallion
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Designing Your Bird Friendly Landscape

    Do you love the idea of gardening to attract birds, but wonder how best to design your home landscape? Get some helpful hints at Pickering Creek Audubon Center on how to design your planting beds for rich bird life. Kick off spring by creating a new or improved planting plan. Find out how native plants…

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  • Mark Scallion
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    Posted January 17, 2019

    Birds and Blooming Paddle at Pickering Creek Audubon Center

    Come explore Pickering Creek from the water! Springtime is here and our Ospreys, Barn Swallows, Purple Martins and many other birds are arriving again in Maryland after their long migration. We will be canoeing our waterways looking for wildlife and spring blooms along the creek. Canoes, basic instruction, and PFD’s provided. Please wear closed-toe shoes…

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