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Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day—AM session

Celebrate Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day at Masonville Cove!

  • Date (Past)

    September 26, 2020

  • Time

    9:00 am to 11:00 am

  • Price

    Free

  • Location

    Masonville Cove

Overview

Registration is now closed for this event.

Take a walk outside and discover the nation's first Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership in the heart of Baltimore City at Masonville Cove, where you can explore 70 acres of water and 54 acres of restored wetlands and nature trails. Attendees will participate in our seventh annual BioBlitz by working with wildlife experts and community volunteers to find, identify and record plant and animal species that live at Masonville Cove. Guided kayak tours are also being offered for beginner paddlers; preregistration is required.

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures to protect our employees and volunteers from COVID-19. Participants are strongly encouraged to preregister for this event, as capacity is limited to ensure safety. There will be timed entry for the morning shift (9 to 11 am) and afternoon shift (1 to 3 pm) to limit the number of volunteers on-site at one time.

Participants must be at least 5 years old. All volunteers under 18 must be supervised by an adult. Please contact conserve@aqua.org or 410-659-4249 for more information or for safety questions. The rain date for this event is Saturday, October 3, 2020.

In response to COVID-19, we are taking enhanced health and safety measures to help protect the health our employees and volunteers. All attendees will be required to wear a face covering while at our conservation events. Face coverings must cover the nose and mouth, be secured with ties or ear loops and fit snugly against the face. Acceptable examples include surgical masks and cloth face masks (either purchased or handmade). Attendees will also be required to maintain a 6-foot space between groups for social distancing at all times. Households will be kept together in the same group. These requirements are subject to change based on the most recent state and local guidelines.

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