Announcing a new Meetup for DC/MD/VA Outdoor Adventure Group!
What: Navigating Over Land with Potomac Conservancy
When: June 13, 2009 1:00 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: Never get lost in the woods again! Clint Cosner, an expert surveyor with 25 years of experience, will lead an orienteering workshop for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts ages 8 and up. Participants will learn basic map reading and orienteering skills as well as the fundamentals of using a personal GPS.
Space is limited! Participants MUST RSVP to [address removed] by June 10. NOTE: This is different than the meetup rsvp, must rsvp the email above.
The River Center is open Saturdays and Sundays from May through October 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.
For additional information about the River Center at Lockhouse 8, contact Bridget Chapin, [address removed] or visit http://www.potomac.org/site/discover-rclh8/
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/10534462/