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CBEC Guided Hikes
April 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guided Hikes will lead participants on Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center’s Lake Trail for a unique opportunity to discover several ecologically important habitats to the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Grasonville. A docent will lead participants on a journey to explore topics of Hummock Succession, Oyster Reef Ecology, Salt Marsh Plants, Lake Knapp Bird Residents, and Resident Raptors all while walking a 1.5 mile flat path around the center of the 510-acre peninsula.
Each month there is a specialty topic for these hikes, led by a Maryland Master Naturalist. Specialty topics include Birding, Botany, Fungus or Reptiles/Amphibians. There is a halfway rest stop with restroom accessibility. Participants are encouraged to dress for weather and bring along a water bottle, small snack and binoculars. Duration is about 2 hours. Trips are subject to cancellation due to weather or low enrollment. Check-in and hike begin at the Visitor Center at 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville.
Cost is free to CBEC Members and $5 for non-members. All hikes are from 1 to 3 p.m. They are as follows: April 13 (Yoga in Nature) and 22 (Meditation in Nature); May 11 and 20; June 8 and 17; July 22 and 27; August 12 and 17; September 14 and 23; October 12 and 21; November 9 and 18; and December 14 and 23.
Pre-registration is required as there is a minimum and maximum for the hikes. For more information, visit www.bayrestoration.org. Questions can be directed to Courtney Leigh, Volunteer/Stewardship Coordinator, at 410-827-6694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.