Birding Weekend June 11 and 12 at CBEC
GRASONVILLE — The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center celebrates Birding Weekend on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12.
Several ticketed events are planned and preregistration is required by visiting https://www. eventbrite.com/e/birdingweekend-at-chesapeake-bayenvironmental-center-tickets-25631940825
Saturday, June 11 will include a walk and talk from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. entitled “Early bird Gets The Worm.” The cost is $5. From 10 a.m. to noon, there will be “Birding by Boat” with Judy Wink and CBEC “Ospreys at Home on the Chesapeake” during a boat trip from Kent Narrows. The cost is $100 person. Separate registration for the boat trip is required by logging onto https://www. eventbrite.com/e/birdingby-boat-with-cbec-and-judywink-ospreys-at-home-onthe-chesapeake-tickets25631614850?aff=eac2
From 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a presentation entitled “Meet CBEC’s Raptors.” The cost is $15 per person. A lecture entitled “Osprey Odyssey” will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the cost is $5.
On Sunday, a bird banding project entitled “Bird’s Bracelets” will be held from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per person. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. a “Capture Nature Photography Workshop and Field Trip” with Craig Powell will take place. Bring your own camera and equipment and dress for weather since a photo hike is included. The cost is $20 per person.
Sponsored in partnership with Queen Anne’s County Tourism, all proceeds will go to support the conservation efforts of CBEC. Additional information is available at the tourism office at 410-604-2100.
Ospreys will be featured during Birding Weekend at CBEC on June 11 and 12.