April 2008 Chesapeake Bay Events

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Annual Patuxent River Cleanup

Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Greenwell State Park, 25420 Rosedale Manor Lane in Hollywood (St. Mary’s County)
The Maryland Conservation Corps invite all to spend the morning enjoying and preserving the beauty of the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay.  Volunteers should RSVP by April 1 by calling 410-279-2116.

Point Lookout State ‘Park Day’

Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; FREE

Point Lookout State Park, 11175 Point Lookout Road in Scotland (St. Mary’s County)

Civil War enthusiasts will enjoy helping to preserve the park’s last remaining (of 3) historic earthen walls of Fort Lincoln.  Lunch and a Living History Fort & Prison Pen tour will be provided for the volunteers.  Volunteers must pre-register by March 31 by calling 301-872-5688 or emailing rjones@dnr.state.md.us.

1st Virginia Garrison Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, April 5-6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $3

Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road in Big Pool (Washington County)

Members of the 1st Virginia will garrison the fort and demonstrate the life of Continental soldiers during the Revolutionary War.

Equestrian Scavenger Hunt Trail Ride

Sunday, April 6 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $3

St. Mary’s River State Park, 11175 Point Lookout Road in Scotland (St. Mary’s County)

Pet Hike

Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m.; $2

Patapsco Valley State Park, Hilltop Road Area in Catonsville (Baltimore County)

Bring your canine friend along for a 2 hour hike and informative tour of some of the pet friendly areas of the southern portion of Patapsco Valley State Park.

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