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Events Calendar

Projects Completed in 2010

Completed in October 2010

October 16 - YOUTH EVENT- Completed
(Kent County)
Chestertown Wildlife Exhibition & Sale. MWDI youth box build. 9am-12noon. Volunteers welcomed. contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

Completed in September 2010

September 13  - Completed
(Queen Anne's County)
Tuckahoe inspection. Canoe trip 2 hours 10:30am start. Tentative. If interested, contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

September 15 - Completed
(Anne Arundel County)
MD Dept. of Natural Resources - Tawes Garden. Remove old nest boxes & install one new nest box.

September 15 - Completed
(Charles County)
Indian Head Trail- site inspection. 4pm.  About 1 hour. Volunteers welcomed. If interested, contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

September 25 - YOUTH EVENT - COMPLETED
(Caroline County)
DNR Hunting & Fishing Day, Schrader's Bridgetown Manor, Henderson, MD. MWDI youth box build, volunteers welcomed. If interested, contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

Completed in August 2010

Bosley Conservancy final inspection. (Harford County)

Millington WMA final inspection (Kent County)

Seneca Lake final inspection. (Montgomery County)

Completed in July 2010

July 6 & 7 - Completed
(Anne Arundel County)
Jug Bay Inspection. If interested to join, please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com. 11am - 5pm. Boat shoes needed.

July 7th - Completed
 (Charles County)
Smallwood State Park and Cedarville State Forest inspections.

July 16th - Completed
(Calvert County)
Calvert Cliffs State Park. 8:30 - 11am. Contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

July 22nd - Completed
(Baltimore County)
Hart Miller Island inspection - 8:30-11am  If interested to join, please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

Also Completed in 2010

Anacostia River (PG/DC) inspections by Earth Conservation Corps
Ft Meade (PG) inspections completed by Meta Shaw
Jean Elliot Dupont Sheehan Sanctuary inspection completed by Bob Petizon
Kings Landing, Black Swamp inspections completed by Bob Plunkett
Wye Island - Inspections completed by Dave Godfrey

Completed in June 2010

June 10th - Completed
(Montgomery County)
McKee Beshers WMA Inspection.

June 15-16th - Completed
(Kent County)
80 0f 100 boxes checked at Millington WMA.

June 16th - Completed
(Kent County)
Eastern Neck Island National Wildlife Refuge Inspection completed by Phil Poux (DU) and Constellation Energy volunteers. Contact Phil Poux at ppoux@ducks.org

June 19th - Completed
(Kent County)
Urieville Lake Inspection. If interested to join, please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

June 24th - Completed
(Montgomery County)
McKee Beshers. 9am-4pm. Please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com

June 28th - Completed
(Harford County)
Bosley Conservancy. Need canoe. Contact Bryon Bodt @ Bryon@bodtdecoys.com

June 29th - Completed
(Queen Annes County)
Kudner Property  3-4pm.  If interested, please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com. Short rubber boots needed.  Manager needed for 4-box program. Easy walking project.

June 30th- Completed
(Kent County)
Chesapeake Farms & Millington WMA Final Inspection. Short rubber boots / hip boots needed. If interested to join, please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

Completed in May 2010

May 25th - Completed
(Dorchester County)
Chicamicomico River inspection - seeking mud motors, john boats and volunteers. Inspection starts 8:30am but anytime can be accommodated. Contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

May 26th - Completed
Montgomery County
McKee Beshers WMA Inspections.

May 26-27th - Completed
(Kent County)
Chesapeake Farms inspection- walking inspections. If interested to join, contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email Cliftonabrown@aol.com.

Completed in April 2010

April 7th - Completed
Cedarville State Forest and Calvert Cliffs State Park inspections. For details, contact CliftonAbrown@aol.com

April 7th - 7:30 p.m. - Completed
Southern Maryland Audubon Society
Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center, Calvert County
Gray’s Road off Sixes Road, Prince Frederick, MD
Address by Cliff Brown: “The Maryland Wood Duck Initiative; its Mission, Results, and Management Practices ”

April 10th - Completed
MWDI presentation at Ducks Unlimited's Maryland Annual Meeting in Chestertown. Contact John Notarangelo for details. JohnMDDU@zoominternet.net

April 11th - Completed
Chapman State Park open house. MWDI Presentation.

April 11th - Completed
(Prince George's County)
Site inspection / pole installation at the Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center managed by the Alice Ferguson Foundation in Accokeek (PG). Volunteers welcomed. Contact Chris Ordiway (cordiway@fergusinfoundation.org). http://www.fergusonfoundation.org/

April 28th - Completed
(Harford Co)
Harford Glen  - install 8 boxes, repair others. For details, contact CliftonAbrown@aol.com.

Completed in March 2010

March 2nd - Completed
(Queen Anne's County)
Kudner Project.  4 Boxes Installed

March 10th - Completed
Presentation to the Potomac Valley Audubon Society in Shepardstown, WV

March 17th - Completed
(Harford County)
Harford Glen - pole installation,  1pm. Contact CliftonAbrown@aol.com if interested.

March 23rd - Completed
(Washington County)
MWDI presentation for the Washington County Chapter of the MD Ornithological Society. 8pm at Mt. Aetna Nature Center, near I-70.

Completed in February 2010

February 22 - LUMBER CUTTING DAY
(Kent County)
Rain or shine as we have indoor facilities at Millington WMA in Massey. Volunteers welcome. Start at 9 am - but come any time.  

Maryland Wood Duck Initiative logo & Photo Collage

This page updated on February 23, 2011