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Summer News!
Nature Walk
Saturday, June 19
9 to 11 a.m. Scarlett Tanager
Fred Archibald Nature Sanctuary

A nature walk will lead us into some of the more remote parts of the 140-acre sanctuary. We will cover about three miles and see not only the open meadows but the mature forest along Cherry Run, where giant Sycamores and Oaks provide nesting places for Barred Owls, and Wild Turkeys forage for acorns. We will also see part of the hundred acres which is owned by the Town of New Market, adjoining the Sanctuary. Be prepared for a fairly brisk pace!

Meet at 9 a.m. at the entrance to the sanctuary, which is on the east side of Boyer's Mill Road, one mile north of Rte. 144 in New Market. Wear sturdy shoes and clothing appropriate for the predicted weather. There are no rest room facilities at the sanctuary, and the walk will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

For more information contact Bob Schaefer at 301-831-5660 or

Act Locally!
Volunteer Opportunity
Thursday, June 24
7 - 9 pm
Audrey Carroll Nature Sanctuary

Become involved in improving and maintaining your local nature sanctuary. ASCM would like your help creating a trail from the pond west to a very large hackberry tree. This would involve finding a way through the woods, marking it with surveyor tape, trimming branches or trees to clear the trail, and perhaps laying our some logs beside the trail. Please bring loppers, saws, or clippers.
No experience necessary!

The Audrey Carroll Audubon Sanctuary is located at 13030 Old Annapolis Road, West of the town of Mount Airy.
Approaching from the East, the Sanctuary entrance is just past Charles Drive, on the right.
From the West, the entrance is about 1/4 mile past Detrick Road, on the left.

There are no rest room facilities at the sanctuary, and the walk will be cancelled in the event of severe weather. For more information please contact Bob Schaefer or by phone at 301-831-5660.

More info!
Interested in becoming a member or volunteering?
Shannon Kennedy