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    July 8, 2020: The Magic of Butterflies

    Who wants to go butterflying? Watching butterflies as they float effortlessly among blooming flowers is a true source of summertime joy. If you admire the dazzling colors of swallowtails, the incredible migration of monarchs, or you wonder about the transformational process of metamorphosis, join us for an evening all about the diverse array of butterflies…

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    July 10, 2020: Kids Craft Along: Fantastic Frogs

    Frogs and toads are amazing amphibians and at Pickering Creek we have them in spades! Join Pickering Creek Educators as we make some origami frogs that can actually hop and then ribbit, croak and sing our way through a frog chorus! This program is offered via ZOOM To Register: https://audubon.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tf-ysqDgjGtDnZ7dGLNe95omec2u_YYR9

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    July 29, 2020: Turtles of Delmarva

    From beaches to bays, meadows to marshes, turtles can be found across Delmarva. Join Pickering Creek Naturalists as we showcase our live animal ambassadors to discuss how to identify these remarkable reptiles as well as specific adaptations that different species have evolved to suit their needs. This program is offered via ZOOM To register: https://audubon.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpd–trTksG9bhPze3J-M4Uv6IcmA3SeUy

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    July 1, 2020: Tracks & Traces with Pickering Creek

    Who left that footprint? What kind of bone is that? Is that a pile of…..feathers? While we might not always see wildlife around us, there are plenty of traces of them if you know where to look. Join Pickering Creek educators as we discuss how to use tracks and traces to find out what has…

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    June 26, 2020: Turtle Talk with Pickering Creek

    Join Pickering Creek Educators as we talk all about our wonderful animal ambassadors! Meet our Diamondback Terrapin, Red-Eared Slider, Eastern Painted Turtle and Mud Turtle. You can even meet our gentle corn snake!  The program is ideal for kids and families. This program is held online via zoom. To register: https://audubon.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kceqgqjkpEtHvoSf89cvDPOalNPAOxwR0

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    Pickering Creek Audubon Center Launches EcoCamp from Home

    With the coronavirus causing the cancellation of this year’s wildly popular EcoCamp at Pickering Creek Audubon Center in a traditional format this year, the Center is excited to present EcoCamp From Home! This program consists week long themed adventures over four weeks from mid July to mid August and gives your outdoor adventurer the guidance…

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    June 18, 2020: Gardening for Wildlife

    Do you enjoy watching birds, butterflies and other wildlife in your yard? Find out how to attract wildlife and discover some new garden treasures to try out in your yard. Tune in to learn how to meet the needs of wildlife to find out what pollinator and bird friendly plants have worked well at Pickering…

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    June 17, 2020: Owl Bed Time Story with Audubon

    Whhhhoooo is that calling at night? Everyone is invited to come find out! Join Pickering Creek Audubon Center educators for a bedtime story all about owls and animals that come out when we go to sleep. It’s the perfect way to get ready for bed! This program is held online via ZOOM.  Please register at…

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    June 6, 2020: Pickering Creek present Feathers with Anne Walker

    Feathers come in so many colors and serve so many purposes!  Feather research continues to influence conservation, evolutionary theories, and forensics in surprising ways. In this talk Master Naturalist, Anne Walker,  will explore the many ways feathers, through their unique morphology, have impacted birds and humans.  Anne is a trustee of Pickering Creek Audubon Center and has…

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    May 21, 2020: Peeps, Plovers, and ‘Pipers: An Introduction to Eastern Shorebird Identification

    Shorebirds can be some of the most frustrating birds to try to identify, and many a birder has thrown up their hands as they try to distinguish distant, backlit “peeps.” Why go to the trouble of sifting through hundreds or even thousands of seemingly identical small mud-crawlers? Well, as with any group of similar species,…

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