Audubon Society of Central Maryland
Did you know?
Dragonflies rank among the most imperiled species in North America.  In Maryland 60 percent are considered rare or uncommon - including the treetop emerald, the jewel wing and the blackwater bluet. Long regarded as excellent barometers of environmental health, their demise is an indication of the state of our aquatic resources. 
Upcoming Events
September 17

Monarch Tagging


October 12  

Important Bird Areas  



October 15   

Fall Migration Nature Walk 


October 29 and Nov 5
Bird Seed Sales 

Contact Information




Shannon Kennedy


Volunteer Coordinator

Carolyn Moroney


Sanctuary Manager/VP

Bill Becraft

August 2011
Nature Walk
dragonfly Saturday, August 20th
Fred Archibald Sanctuary
9-11 a.m.

Birds are mostly quiet at this time of year, but butterflies and dragonflies are very active, and the grass in the meadows will tower over your head.  

Meet at the sanctuary entrance at 9 a.m., 6011 Boyer's Mill Road, New Market. The sanctuary entrance is on the east side of Boyer's Mill Road, just one mile north of Rte. 144 in New Market. People of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, and bring a hat and sunscreen. There are no rest room facilities at the sanctuary, and the walk will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.


For more information, see Audubon's web page at, or contact Ron or Susan Polniaszek at 410-531-6658.

Monarch Tagging
Monarch taggingSave the Date!

September 17th

9-11 am

Audrey Carroll Sanctuary


More than 40 different butterfly species have been observed at the Audrey Carroll Audubon Sanctuary. Take part in Monarch conservation as we tag Monarch butterflies on their migration to Mexico.

You don't want to miss this!
October 12th 7 pm
Important Bird Airways Program
Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, MD

ASCM is proud to present an informative talk by The Director of Bird Conservation for Maryland and D.C., David Curson. David will give a presentation on the Audubon's Important Bird Airways Program  and the impact global warming will on future habitats. For more information on IBAs, check out this video.