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Partner Event: Creek Critters Class

  • 11229 Dewey Rd Kensington, MD, 20895 United States (map)

Have you ever wondered what animals live in Rock Creek?

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and Audubon Naturalist Society to try out a new “Creek Critters” smart phone application. The app guides beginners through the process of getting into a stream, collecting small aquatic insects that live in the stream, and identifying those critters to check on stream health. The program is geared towards ages 8-80, but all are welcome to join!

When: Saturday, July 19th from 2:00-4:00

Where: The Joseph's Branch section of Rock Creek in Montgomery County, meeting at the end of Dewey Road in Kensington, MD. The closest physical address is 11229 Dewey Rd, Kensington, MD. Go north on Connecticut, left on Denfield, right on Dewey, 0.4 miles to dead end at stream, there is sufficient parking.

What to bring: Bring your smartphone. Wear shoes or boots that you don’t mind getting wet and plan on staying for at least 30 minutes.

What will be provided: All collection and identification materials will be provided, including waterproof pouches for your phones.

Click here to sign up!