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MNPS Field Trip: Aquatic Plants by Canoe, Marshy Point

  • 10/08/2011
  • 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Marshy Point, Baltimore, MD
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Marshy Point is part of the U.S. National Park Service’s Chesapeake Gateways Network.  Naturalist, Bob Stanhope, will start in the center with a half hour presentation, then take us out on the water.  On the water, we will paddle from shallow water – redhead grass and marsh plants - to deeper water – wild celery and duck hunting tales – a round trip of two miles. The full moon will rise around 5 pm and the sun will set around 6:40, promising to be a magical evening.  

People should bring a beverage an snack.  The paddles and life jackets are furnished with the canoes. You can bring your own canoe or rent a new Swift canoe for $7/person.  This trip is limited to 8 canoes, 3 people each, or 24 folks.

Location: 7130 Marshy Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21220

Directions: From I-95, take Eastern Blvd/MD-150 E exit, turn right onto Eastern Blvd/MD-150E, turn right onto Marshy Point Rd. The Nature Center is on the right.

Rain Date: Sunday, October 9, 4pm - 7pm.

For more information, contact Chris Partain: cpartain@gmail.com

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