Come join us June 1st, 10-4, at the Maryland Yacht Club Opening Weekend to Celebrate Rock Creek

May 07, 2013

Rock Creek

Come join us to celebrate Rock Creek on June 1st at 10 AM until 4 PM in Pasadena, Maryland.  Maryland Yacht Club is holding their opening weekend so there will be music, food, and other opening weekend activities.We will be having children’s activities and a silent auction throughout the day, along with informational displays from a number of groups including the Maryland Port Authority. The Oysters Rock, a Marylanders Grow Oysters DNR program will be collecting the Oyster Spat and we liberate our oysters to the local reef on the Patapsco River at Fort Carroll.

Planned Activities

10 am – Welcome to Celebrate Rock Creek – Caryn Canfield, Director Restore Rock Creek and Laura and Matt Hickey, Rock Creek Monitoring Program Directors
10:30 – History of Rock Creek – Matt Gray, Park Ranger Ft. Smallwood Park
11:00 – South River and its Tidal Creeks – Captain Diana Muller, South River Keeper
11:30 – How Tidal Creeks Impact the Bay – Dr. Andrew Muller
2:30 – Welcome to Celebrate Rock Creek – Caryn Canfield, Director Restore Rock Creek and Laura and Matt Hickey, Rock Creek Monitoring Program Directors
3:00 – In Your Own Backyard – Eileen Straughan, Founder and President of Straughan Environmental

Where: Maryland Yacht Club, 1500 Fairview Beach Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

Phone: (410) 255-4444

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