The Eden Mill Nature Center is ready to kick off its spring programming with its first event of the season on Friday, the Owl Prowl.
Visitors will search the woods of Eden Mill to find Maryland’s native owls from 6-7:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and over are invited to attend, but children ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Other dates are March 10-11 from 6-7:30 p.m.; March 31 and April 1 from 7:30-9 p.m.; and April 14-15 from 8-9:30 p.m. The fee is $12 per member each date and $14 per non-member each date.
The preschool nature series starts on March 8 and will be held on Wednesdays from 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12 p.m., including nature games and activities, a hike, storytime and crafts. Children that are 2-5 years old must be with an adult.
Other dates for the series are April 5, 19 and 26, as well as May 3, 10, 17 and 24. The fee is $9 per member each date and $11 per non-member each date.
Hunting the Haunted, a ghost story event, will be held on April 22, weather permitting, from 7:30-10 p.m. Children 10 and over can attend but all minors must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $12 per member each date and $17 per non-member each date.
Join Frank Marsden for a visual presentation, “30 years of Wildlife Observation and Photography at Eden Mill,” on March 29 from 6:30-8 p.m. Marsden has spent 30 years at Eden Mill observing, photographing and teaching about its wildlife. He will share the stories behind the photographs and interesting facts about the critters of Eden Mill. This presentation is for ages 12 and over. There is no fee to attend.
The center is located at 1617 Eden Mill Road in Pylesville.
For a complete list of Eden Mill’s spring programs or to register, visit edenmill.org. Pre-registration is required 24 hours in advance. Weekend program registration closes at 12 p.m. on the prior Friday.
Questions can be emailed to [email protected].
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