Bird feeders are continuous source of joy and entertainment for almost everyone. You can see birds of different shapes, sizes, and colors. If you are lucky, you might be visited by a song bird. At Cromwell Valley Park you can join a national bird observation survey.
Great Backyard Bird Count
On Saturday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering the Great Backyard Bird Count. This program is suitable for individuals and families ages 5 and over, and will be held at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center.
This program is $2.00 for members and $4.00 for non-members. Reservations are required to attend the program.
Help the folks at Cromwell Valley Park count and identify the different birds at the park feeders as part of a national survey. Participants will make a special Valentine’s craft for the birds as well.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many educational activities for children and families offered by Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts. Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open most weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, check out the reptiles and amphibians native to Maryland.
So check out the Willow Grove Nature Education Center at Cromwell Valley Park on Saturday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below. Have a great day!
Cromwell Valley Park.
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234