Join the Aquarium Conservation Team as we clean up the Chesapeake Bay and restore vital habitats for wildlife. Together we can make a difference!
Wetland Planting at Masonville Cove
Friday, May 29, 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) to plant wetland grasses on the shoreline at the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center campus! Learn More
Poplar Island Wetland Restoration
Tuesday June 9th, 2015
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Friday, June 12th, 2015
Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) and plant wetland grasses to restore Poplar Island! This Chesapeake Bay island was plagued by severe erosion. With the beneficial use of dredge material, the island is being built back to its original footprint and once again provides valuable habitat for Bay wildlife. Learn More
BioBlitz at Masonville Cove
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
A BioBlitz is an all-day event where scientists, naturalists, students, teachers, families, and other volunteers work together to find, identify, and record as many living organisms as they can find. Join us at our second annual BioBlitz to explore biodiversity in our local environment and learn about actions we can take to protect wildlife through hands-on activities. Learn More
Shark Tagging Trip
Saturday, August 8, 2015, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 9, 2015, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 22, 2015, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 23, 2015, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Call 410-576-3833 to Register
Join National Aquarium staff and Captain Mark Sampson for a day of shark tagging off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. Tagging sharks provides scientists with information on stock identity, migration and abundance, age and growth, mortality, and behavior.
Captain Sampson's experience and reputation have made him a sought-after lecturer, demonstrator, writer, and guide for shark tagging and other offshore fishing techniques. This is a unique, hands-on event! Learn More
To register, please choose which day and time you would like to participate and call National Aquarium Central Reservations weekdays from 9 am–4:30 pm at 410-576-3833. The cost for this event is $200 for National Aquarium members and $250 for non-members.
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