IMBD Field Trip: McDaniels Marsh paddling trip
McDaniels Marsh Wildlife Management Area, Springfield 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Join a paddling trip at McDaniel’s Marsh in search of waterfowl, herons, and secretive marsh birds like Virginia Rail and American Bittern. The 300-acre marsh, part of a State Wildlife Management Area, lies along the Bog Brook drainage in Springfield, and is home to many species of ducks, geese, herons, and songbirds, as well as moose, deer, bear, mink, turtles, frogs, dragonflies, damselflies, and numerous other wildlife. Bring your own kayak or canoe.
Leaders: Conservation Biologist Laura Deming and Cynthia Nichols Registration required. Fee: $5/person