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Summer News!
 Wild Flowers, Butterflies, and Birds...Oh My!
Get in Touch with Nature!
Saturday, July 18th
9 to 11 a.m. hummingbird1
Audrey Carroll Nature Sanctuary

Wildflowers will be in bloom and butterflies and other interesting insects will be active, but birds will mostly be quiet in the mid-summer heat. Be prepared with a hat and sunscreen. The sanctuary's 129 acres are is a mix of sunny meadows and shady forest paths.
People of all ages are welcome.  Meet at 9 a.m. at the entry gate to the sanctuary at 13030 Old Annapolis Road (just east of Detrick Road) in Mt. Airy. No rest room facilities are available, and the walk will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. For further information contact Ron Polniaszek at 410-531-6658 or Bob Schaefer at 301-831-5660 or

Make a Difference!
Volunteer Opportunity!
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Saturday, July 25
8:30 to 10:30 a.m
Audrey Carroll Nature Sanctuary

If you enjoy our sanctuaries, remember that they are accessible only because of the work of volunteers who maintain them. Come and join us for a work session building a new trail through a wooded section. We will improve on a trail already laid out by the deer! We will start early to avoid the heat. If you can help, contact Bob Schaefer at 301-831-5660 or for more information.