Announcing a new Meetup for DC/MD/VA Outdoor Adventure Group!
What: Migratory Bird Walk
When: May 3,[masked]:30 AM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: Each year the Potomac River serves as a major fly-way for returning migratory song birds.Join American Bird Conservancy?s Paul Hagen for a morning bird walk along the C&O Canal during migration season to catch a glimpse of returning summer residents and spring migrants for International Migratory Bird Day.
For more information about River Center events, contact Potomac Conservancy's River Center Coordinator, Bridget Chapin, at [address removed] or[masked], x211, or go to www.potomac.org.
For directions to the River Center please visit http://www.potomac.org/site/discover-rclh8/#directions
The River Center is open Saturdays and Sundays from May 3 through October 18 from 10 am ?til 2 pm for tours of the lockhouse and interactive exhibits. Inside the River Center, the Conservancy installed a new exhibit, ?Backyard to the Bay,? that connects what happens on the land and the health of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. Visitors are guided by the Potomac Conservancy?s volunteer docents who lead tours, answer questions and discuss the historical and cultural significance of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River to the regional economy and the local quality of life.
About Potomac Conservancy
Since 1993, the Potomac Conservancy has protected the health, beauty, and enjoyment of the Potomac River and its tributaries. Its conservation programs address the goals of improving water quality, protecting the river?s scenic integrity, enhancing recreational resources, and building an informed and engaged constituency, using a range of tools, including restoration, permanent protection, advocacy, and citizen education and engagement.
Learn more here:http://adventurers.meetup.com/198/calendar/10200967/