Blackwater NWR to Hold Annual Youth Fishing Fun Day on June 4

In partnership with the Friends of Blackwater and the Harriet Tubman State Park, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will hold their annual Youth Fishing Fun Day on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This family-friendly event will be held at “Hog Range” Pond behind the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, located off Route 335. Young people 15 years old and under can pre-register for the event by calling 410-228-2677 or register at the event on June 4. Fishing will begin at 9:00 am and end around 1:00 pm.

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Talbot Swim Club Registration Opens for 2022 Season

Talbot Swim Club (TSC) has officially opened registration for both returning and new swimmers for the 2022 season. TSC is a summer recreational swim team for swimmers ages 6-18 who reside on the Eastern Shore, with members from various counties including Talbot, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, and Dorchester. Its mission is “to develop the character, self-confidence, and physical fitness of our local community’s youth through the life-long sport of swimming.” The program emphasizes the improvement of strokes and endurance and having fun. TSC is a member of the Delmarva Swim Association, a league comprised of 24 teams.

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Something of the Marvelous Challenge Features Tour of Wye Heights’ Magnificent Gardens

and outdoor learning experiences in front of students during the pandemic and transition its school programming to a virtual world (and back again) and work with classroom teachers to continue connecting their students to science and the outdoors. Funds raised through these campaigns allowed Pickering Creek to keep its trails open (with no admission fee) and looking great for the record number of visitors we have welcomed throughout the pandemic, as the need for respite increased.

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Strawberry Chase 5K

Wear your red, white, and blue to honor our Veteran’s Service at the 10th Annual Strawberry Chase 5K on Sunday, May 29, 2022. There will be costume prizes for the best theme-dressed. Water stops and refreshments provided. The course is a flat loop including the town’s rail trail and scenic farmland west of Ridgely. Start and finish is at Martin Sutton Park.

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