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September 2020

Life in the Pond

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Join a naturalist for a hands on, close up look at what lives in even the smallest of ponds, then head out into the park on a short hike for some pond exploration. Adults and children 6+. PRE-REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY.

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Families Outdoors: Exploring Bees

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228 United States
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$5

Find out about the important job that bees do in Banneker’s orchard and the lives of honeybees with lots of fun and some tasting. $5/family. Register in advance.

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Cooking in the Cabin

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228 United States
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Free

Explore Early American cooking and foodways with our culinary historians. Using a wood burning hearth and bake oven, they will demonstrate the cooking techniques used by Benjamin Banneker and his Patapsco Valley neighbors. FREE!

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The Lost Ladybug Project: Where are you, nine-spotted ladybug?

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Willow Grove Nature Center at Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$2 – $4

Some of our native ladybug populations are declining and Entomologists at Cornell University need your help! Let’s head out to our meadows and find ladybugs that live here at CVP. We’ll be citizen scientists with field guides to ID our discoveries and then take photos for our Naturalists to submit as data. For ages 8+.

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Fall Foraging at Carrie Murray Nature Center

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carrie Murray Nature Center, 901 Ridgetop Road
Baltimore, MD 21207 United States
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$3 – $5

Come hike through the forest and learn about how to collect and process some of the wild foods growing here in the park. Join Carrie Murray Staff on a trek for delicious Paw Paw fruit and learn how to prepare them for food. Each program will include a naturalist led hike/walk to search for edibles, and information on wild foraging identification and safety. Please come prepared with comfortable clothing and shoes, as well as a water bottle and a reusable…

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Tractor Day at The Farmyard

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Farmyard, 21133 Old York Road
Parkton, MD 21120 United States
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Free – $25

Join The Farmyard for a fun and educational event for families! Learn about tractors, meet local farmers and shop local. The Farmyard works to provide educational, hands-on activities that focus on different components of the agriculture industry. Kid's Package ($25) Walk-through Tractor Display ($7 value) Take-Home Craft(s) ($5 value) Hay Ride ($7 value) Tractor Picture Instant Print ($10 value) Access to all demonstrations and booths Parent's Pass ($10) Walk-through Tractor Display ($7 value) Hay Ride ($7 value) Access to all…

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Take A Break Hikes at Lake Roland

September 23 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Lake Roland (formerly Robert E. Lee Park), 1000 Lakeside Drive
Baltimore, MD 21209 United States
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$2

Join Lake Roland for socially distant, ranger guided hikes at Lake Roland. Each week a new trail will be explored. Please no strollers or dogs. Please wear good shoes and a mask. Ages 5 and up. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 Registration is limited and required for all programs. Masks are required for program participation. Please email us at LakeRol-RP@BaltimoreCountyMD.gov to register.

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Banneker BioBlitz for Pollinators

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 27, 2020

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228 United States
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Free

Work with park staff to create a snapshot of the variety of wildlife that can be found in Banneker Park in September. The park uses an app called iNaturalist to take pictures of plants, insects and animals to see what wildlife is present in the park on this day and provide them with more information about pollinators, which are essential to our ecosystem. Adults and children 5 years and older. Register by email.

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October 2020

Outdoor Movie Night at Irvine: Fly Away Home

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117 United States
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Free

Need time out of the house, outside in nature and with your family? Head to Irvine Nature Center's outdoor theatre for a showing of "Fly Away Home." Enjoy the sounds of nature with your entire family! Pre-Register online since space is limited. FREE. Concessions available for purchase.

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Saturday Trail Running

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Rd
Abingdon, MD 21009 United States
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Free

Log your miles while enjoying some beautiful scenery and some fellow nature enthusiasts! All skill levels/paces welcome. The course is an out and back, single track, approx. 2 miles long (but you can run it more than once if you choose). For ages 8 and older (under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). Sat., Sept. 12, Oct. 31, Nov. 7

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