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Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center - Grasonville, MD
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
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Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center (formerly Horsehead Wetland Center) is a 500 acre preserve located 15 minutes from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With a variety of habitats, the Center is an excellent place to see the Chesapeake's wintering assortment of waterfowl including; Canvasback, American Black Duck, Shoveler, Ruddy Ducks, Redhead, Canada Goose and Tundra Swan. Shorebirds make a strong showing in May and late summer, when hundreds can be seen on Lake Knapp. In all, over 200 species of birds have been recorded, and a documented list is available in our visitor center.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day
Fees: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors (55+), and $2 for youth ages 5 to 18 (4 and under free); Free for members
For more information about Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center call (410) 827-6694 or visit the following website: http://www.bayrestoration.org/.

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