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Critters and Cocktails: A Lecture Series at CBEC
January – April 2023

CBEC’s monthly speaker series “Critters and Cocktails” is back on the calendar for 2023! Each date consists of a short cocktail gathering (appetizers, beer, wine and a featured cocktail) followed by a 45-minute nature talk by a featured speaker.

Doors open 6:30 pm
Cocktails 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Lecture 7:00 – 7:45 pm, followed by Q&A

CBEC Education Building, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD 21638

Charge is $20/session for members, $25/session for non-members. Sign-up is for each session individually. There is no longer a reduced rate for signing up for all 4 sessions. Maximum 80 people per session.

Thursday, March 16 – SOLD OUT!
Bats of Maryland

Susan Gallagher, Carbon County Environmental Education Center

This evening will include a look at the unique anatomy of the world’s only flying mammal, followed by a description of the species native to Maryland’s eastern shore. Participants will learn about the hazards faced by the area’s bats, and how people can help to protect them.

Thursday, April 20
For Goodness’ Snakes!

Kerry Wixted, Maryland Naturalist

Snakes are fascinating yet highly misunderstood creatures. Learn the basics about snake biology, why we should care about snakes, and information on several of the species that call Maryland home. From the secretive and colorful rainbow snake to the social timber rattlesnake, Maryland’s snake species are highly diverse.

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