Event is Thursday, June 6, 2019 and is limited to the first 20 registrants!
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:10:30 AM (optional) carpool pickup from Branch Avenue Metro Station (end of green line)11:30 AM arrival at Alice Ferguson Foundation Hard Bargain Farm11:45 AM orientation and introductions12:00 PM tour of living shoreline12:45 PM lunch - bring your own picnic lunch1:30 PM depart for Mallows Bay Park2:00 PM arrival at Mallows Bay Park2:15 PM orientation & safety briefing2:30 PM guided kayak tour of the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay4:30 PM finish tour, load kayaks, debrief5:00 PM depart
Tandem kayaks, paddles, life vests, and water will be provided to all registered participants. Please bring your own picnic-style lunch (there will be no microwaves). Please check the weather and dress appropriately. We recommend quick-dry clothing, waterproof close-toed shoes, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and anything else you need to be comfortable outside in the elements for several hours. Tours are rain or shine, but we will cancel parts or all of the day if severe weather looms.
Additional logistical information will be sent out to registrants on May 31.
For more information on Alice Ferguson Foundation: fergusonfoundation.orgFor more information on the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: dnr.maryland.gov/mallowsbay
This DC Ocean Week Community Event is hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and DC Department of Energy and Environment, in partnership with the Alice Ferguson Foundation, the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Maryland Historical Trust.
Questions? Contact Kim Grubert at 410-260-8789 or firstname.lastname@example.org