Celebrate Wilderness!

  • Saturday, September 06, 2014
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Ferry Hill Plantation, C&O Canal Visitor's Center (across the Rumsey Bridge from Shepherdstown)
When: Saturday, September 6, 2014, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Ferry Hill Plantation, C&O Canal Visitor Center, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg, MD

Who: Families, Friends, Adventurers, and Nature Lovers

What: Celebrate Wilderness!

 It's Free!

Activities:  “Leave No Trace” Corn-hole

Wilderness Wildlife Exploration

Meet a Mule- just like ones who pack in equipment to Wilderness Areas

Nature Walk along the Ferry Hill Trail- start on the hour

Displays on the history of the Wilderness Act and Preservation

Explore Ferry Hill Plantation Learn basic photography techniques

 Meet representatives from organizations such as the C&O Canal Trust, C&O Canal Association, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Chesapeake Bay Network and more!  Find out what they are doing to preserve our wild places!

           © 2016 Potomac Valley Audubon Society

              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

Yankauer Nature Preserve (Berkeley County)
Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
Stauffer's Marsh (Berkeley County)
Cool Spring Nature Preserve (Jefferson County)

Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
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