Wednesday, January 9, 2013

What's Going on at Catoctin Creek!

Winter Birds Family Program
Bring the little ones to cuddle-up and enjoy some special stories about our feathered friends.  We will have the chance to search for birds on a mini-hike, make a bird feeder, and play interactive games. 

When:   Saturday, January 12 from         10-10:45 am
Ages:  3 to 5 years
Fee:  $10.00
Space is limited, so we suggest you 
pre-register by calling 301-600-2936 or go 
on-line to

                                       The Frederick County Nature Council
Presents a FREE program on
(A MD DNR Scales and Tales Program)

Bring the whole family* and learn about the wonders of owls!

When: Sunday, January 13th from 2 – 3 PM
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
2929 Sumantown Road Middletown, MD 21769      301-600-2051

*Limited to the first 70 participants to arrive and sign the required waiver form.


Catoctin Creek Stream Field Study

Volunteers Needed!

When: Saturday Jan 19, 11:00 am -3:00 pm
Inclement Weather Date: Sat. Jan. 26th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center & Park in Middletown, MD
Ages: 8 y.o. and up
Information: Please call # 301-600-2050

On Sat. Jan 19th we will be conducting a survey of macro-invertebrates  tiny freshwater insects found in Catoctin Creek. Volunteers are needed to help collect, sort, and identify macro-invertebrates  Volunteers are needed to assist with water sampling up to 1-2 feet deep. Creek temperatures will be very chilly.
All volunteers are required to wear boots in order to participate in this survey. 
Please remember to dress for the weather. If you are interested in helping with this project please call us and let us know how many people will be coming in your group.

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