Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is an excellent place to learn about the outside world; groups are sure to see bald eagles, the rare Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel, and an abundance of waterfowl. With prior notice, groups can attend a naturalist-led tour of Wildlife Drive or the Visitor Center. Activities include refuge orienteering, habitat explorations, and marsh explorations. There are also fishing, boating, wildlife watching, and cycling opportunities at the Refuge. Scouting opportunities are also available. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 2145 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge, MD 21613. Dorchester County. Tel: 410-228-2677. Website: www.fws.gov. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-4PM, Sat.-Sun. 9AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee/Free.
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue