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    Posted October 10, 2019

    (Towson, MD) Free Lecture: Urban Stream Restoration in England

    Maryland Trout Unlimited’s October 16 chapter meeting will feature Theo Pike, a British author whose publications include ‘Trout in Dirty Places’ (a trailblazing guide to the UK’s urban fishing and river restoration movements) and ‘The Pocket Guide to Balsam Bashing’ (a handbook empowering people to tackle invasive non-native species). As Chair of Trustees of the…

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    Posted October 3, 2019

    (Baltimore, MD) Turtle Conservation Field Talk

    Sharing an upcoming Maryland Zoo field talk about box and bog turtles.  Flyer is attached. Thursday, October 10th at 7pm Union Craft Brewery, Baltimore, MD A Special Evening with Kevin Barrett This special Field Talk will take you into the wild for a discussion of turtle conservation efforts. We welcome Kevin Barrett, the Zoo’s reptile…

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    Posted September 30, 2019

    Virginia Beach Dune Restoration Planting

    Help the National Aquarium restore valuable sand dunes in partnership with the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Sand dunes act as natural barriers, protecting land by preventing erosion and absorbing wave energy. Without this protection, soft coastline would rapidly disappear. We need…

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    Posted August 27, 2019

    Borrow A BioBlitz

    The National Aquarium has created a “Borrow A BioBlitz” kit available for loan – free of charge! – to support the citizen science efforts of local Maryland organizations.  This kit consists of six supply bins, with each bin dedicated to a different taxon: Amphibians & Reptiles, Aquatics, Birds, Insects, Mammals, and Plants.  Each bin contains…

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    Posted May 23, 2019

    Masonville Cove BioBlitz

    The National Aquarium’s Field Conservation team is recruiting volunteers to participate in our sixth annual BioBlitz at Masonville Cove.  Event information is included below and the flyer is attached to this email. National Aquarium’s BioBlitz at Masonville Cove Saturday, June 8th, 2019 10am – 2pm Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center 1000 Frankfurst Avenue, Baltimore, MD…

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    Join the City Nature Challenge: April 26 – 29

    Calling all naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts in the Baltimore area! Please consider participating in the City Nature Challenge – a friendly international citizen science competition to see which metropolitan area can make the most observations of wildlife and identify the most species in their city.  The challenge starts this Friday, April 26 and continues until…

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    Posted April 17, 2019

    Shoreline Cleanup at Watersedge Park

    Join the Aquarium Conservation Team as we take part in Baltimore County’s Litter Blitz to remove harmful marine debris from the shoreline at the Watersedge Park in Dundalk. Learn about the sources and effects of marine debris, and what you can do to help! We will provide tools, trash bags and gloves. Preregistration is not…

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    Atlantic White Cedar Tree Planting

    Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Join the National Aquarium’s Conservation team—in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Chesapeake Bay Trust—to plant Atlantic white cedar trees, a vulnerable species in Maryland, at Nassawango Creek Preserve. The 15-square-mile preserve, located in Snow Hill, Maryland, comprises wetland and upland habitat and is home…

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    Borrow A BioBlitz from the Nationall Aquarium

    The National Aquarium has created a “Borrow A BioBlitz” kit available for loan – free of charge! – to support the citizen science efforts of local Maryland organizations.  This kit consists of six supply bins, with each bin dedicated to a different taxon: Amphibians & Reptiles, Aquatics, Birds, Insects, Mammals, and Plants.  Each bin contains…

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    Lecture – Sharks: Predators in Peril

    Please join the National Aquarium as we welcome Bill Band for his lecture, Sharks: Predators in Peril. Bill’s adventures as a maritime pilot, scuba diver and underwater photographer have fed his lifelong fascination with sharks. These majestic top predators are essential to the natural order of marine ecosystems, but now face their most severe threat…

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