Wetland Planting

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Join the Aquarium Conservation Team as we clean up the Chesapeake Bay and restore vital habitats for wildlife. Together we can make a difference!


Upcoming Events:

Virginia Beach Sand Dune Restoration

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration
Friday, May 15, 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) to restore the dunes at Naval Air Station Oceana. We will be planting native dune grasses to stabilize the shifting dunes, which provide valuable habitat as well as protect inland areas. Learn More


Rain Barrel

Rain Barrel Workshop
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Celebrate 48 Days of Blue! Join staff from Blue Water Baltimore to build your own rain barrel! Rain barrels are an easy way for you to harness stormwater, lower your water bill, and reduce pollution in our streams. Learn More


Wetland Planting

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

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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

Poplar Island Wetland Restoration
Tuesday June 9th, 2015
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Friday, June 12th, 2015
Saturday, June 13th, 2015

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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


Masonville Event

BioBlitz at Masonville Cove
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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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


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