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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:

Nassawango Atlantic White Cedar Restoration

Nassawango Atlantic White Cedar Restoration
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) and plant Atlantic white cedar seedlings at Nassawango Creek Preserve in Snow Hill, MD. This tree species is considered rare in the state of Maryland. Learn More


Fort McHenry Field Day

Fort McHenry Field Day
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Give a day for the Bay! Join the Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) for a field day at the Fort McHenry wetland! We will plant trees to celebrate Arbor Day, remove debris from the wetlands, maintain the butterfly and rain garden, and much more. Data collected from this event will contribute to the regional Project Clean Stream effort. Learn More


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


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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


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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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Conservation Events

For questions or concerns, please contact conserve@aqua.org or (410) 576-1014

Saturday, April 11, 2015

10:00 AM Nassawango Atlantic White Cedar Restoration

Saturday, April 25, 2015

10:00 AM Fort McHenry Field Day

Friday, May 15, 2015

9:00 AM Virginia Beach Dune Restoration

Saturday, May 16, 2015

9:00 AM Virginia Beach Dune Restoration

Friday, May 29, 2015

9:00 AM Wetland Planting at Masonville Cove

Saturday, May 30, 2015

9:00 AM Wetland Planting at Masonville Cove

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Please contact conserve@aqua.org or (410) 576-1014 if you have questions or would like additional details.

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