Posted on March 21, 2013 · Posted in Events

Come join us June 1st, 10-4, at the MD Yacht Club Opening Weekend to CELEBRATE ROCK CREEK!

Planned Activities

10 am – Welcome to Celebrate Rock Creek – Caryn Canfield, Director Restore Rock Creek and Laura and Matt Hickey, Rock Creek Monitoring Program Directors

10:30 – History of Rock Creek – Matt Gray, Park Ranger Ft. Smallwood Park

11:00 – South River and its Tidal Creeks – Captain Diana Muller, South River Keeper

11:30 – How Tidal Creeks Impact the Bay – Dr. Andrew Muller

2:30 – Welcome to Celebrate Rock Creek – Caryn Canfield, Director Restore Rock Creek and Laura and Matt Hickey, Rock Creek Monitoring Program Directors

3pm – In Your Own Backyard – Eileen Straughan, Founder and President of Straughan Environmental Engineering

We will be having; Children’s Activities and a silent auction throughout the day, along with informational displays from a number of groups including the Maryland Port Authority.

The Oysters Rock, A Marylanders Grow Oysters DNR program will be collecting the Oyster Spat and we liberate our oysters to the local reef on the Patapsco River at Fort Carroll.

MD Yacht Club is holding their opening weekend so they will have Music, Food, and other Opening Weekend activities