Programs

Upcoming Events

Call 410-822-4903 to register!

Wetland Wandering
Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:30 – 7:00pm
$5.00 per person
Discover the slippery, slimy, and scaly creatures that call the wetlands at Pickering Creek home! Equipped with chest waders, boots, and large seine nets, we’ll spend the evening exploring and investigating a mysterious, wet, and watery world filled fish, frogs, and plenty of mud!

Introduction to Bird Language
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 12:00pm
$20.00 per person
Discover the language of birds and listen in on what they tell us about the world around us during this fun morning at Peterson Woods. Sharpen your observation skills and uncover the keys to understanding unique patterns behavior common to birds through guided instruction and outdoor activities. You’ll see birds and the world we share with them in a whole new way.

Summer Camp Prep Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00AM-12:00 PM

Help us get read for summer camp. We’ll mulch the boat ramp and dock trail, prep fishing gear, clean out canoes and more in preparation for season of summertime fun for kids at Pickering Creek.

Tiny Tots:  Birds of a Feather
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00 – 11:00am
$5.00 per child
Spring and Summer is the time for birds! Bring your 3 to 5 year old to a fun morning of learning about our backyard birds, going on a bird hike, and searching for early nests. The little explorers will go home with window clings to help keep our local birds safe while living among us in our neighborhoods.

Birds and Climate Change
Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 12:00pm
$20.00 per person
Curious about the climate impacts to the beloved birds found in Maryland? Join us at Peterson Woods to learn about Audubon’s Birds and Climate Report and study the shifting ranges of 314 North American birds. Find out how Audubon is working both locally and nationwide to build climate resiliency and monitor changes in bird populations and ranges. Be a part of our climate solution – get involved!

Spring Birding with Citizen Scientists
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00am – 12:00pm
$20.00 per person
Calling all early birds! Join Pickering Creek naturalists along the pathways at Pickering Creek Audubon Center for a close look at two closely monitored bird species: Eastern Bluebirds and Wood Ducks. Citizen scientist volunteers adopt trails and monitor birds each spring and summer as they build nests, lay eggs and raise their young. Learn about the process of monitoring built bird habitats and appreciate some of nature’s cutest animals: baby birds!

Tour, Toast & Taste
Saturday, June 9, 2018
5:30-8:30pm

Explore one of Talbot County’s rarely seen estates, enjoy cocktails, heavy hors d’ouevres and bidding on unique items during the annual gala event to support of Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s education programs. More information available in May 2018 at www.pcacevents.org.  This year's event will be held at the beautiful Lombardy on the MIles River.

Tea in the Garden
Thursday, June 14, 2018
5:30PM – 7:30PM
$20.00 per person
You are invited to join Pickering Creek staff and volunteers for an evening tea in the garden at Peterson Woods. Let the sounds of late spring soothe your spirit as you stroll the wooded pathways on this unique part of Pickering Creek. Watch for the late burst of bustling birds in the gardens and jumping fish on the creek as the sun begins to set. A selection of refreshing tea and light fare will be served.  

Summer Solstice Night Hike
Thursday, June 21, 2018
8:00pm – 10:00pm
$5.00 per person
Explore the evening skies on the longest day of the year with Pickering Creek naturalists! As the sun sets, set your senses free while walking the trails of the 410-acre wildlife sanctuary and listening for the sounds of the nocturnal world. Test your night vision by looking for owls, bats, opossum and fox under darkening skies. Catch fireflies and gaze at the stars to kick off a summer full of wonder!

Summer Wetlands
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:30 – 8:00pm
$5.00 per person
Share our summer campers’ favorite activity with your whole family! Summer is the best time to find newly hatched turtles and tadpoles of all shapes and colors – or, just play in the mud! Come in water shoes and shorts and be prepared to get muddy.

Saturday Service Day
Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00AM-12:00 PM

Activities to be determined based on need. Look back for more details Spring 2018.

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Tour, Toast & Taste

Join us on June 9, 2018 at an area estate to support Pickering Creek Audubon Center's work to connect people with nature. Call 410-822-4903 for details.

Conservation Education
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Building Environmentally Literate Citizens

Maryland requires all students graduate high school as environmentally literate citizens. Pickering Creek Audubon Center is leading the way on the Shore to provide meaningful outdoor experiences throughout the school career.

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Joins us on March 8th or 9th for a Volunteer Open House

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