Wednesday, September 3, 2008

CES and Friends Host Full Moon Paddle at Eastern Neck Island

Chestertown, MD — The Center for Environment & Society (CES) at Washington College and the Friends of Eastern Neck, Inc., are sponsoring a Full Moon Kayaking event at Eastern Neck Island on Tuesday, September 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Rendezvous at Bogles Wharf at 5:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Bring your own kayak, PFD, and paddle. Or pre-register by September 12 to reserve Washington College equipment. To register, and for more information, call 410/778-7295 or contact
Center Director John Seidel and Project Coordinator Mark Wiest will lead the ecology trip, giving a brief overview of recent oyster restoration efforts at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge. The Center for Environment & Society works to instill a conservation ethic by connecting people to the land and water. It supports interdisciplinary research and education, exemplary stewardship of natural and cultural resources, and the integration of ecological and social values. For more information, visit or call 410-810-7161.
The Friends of Eastern Neck, Inc. is a non-profit organization that supports the missions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Eastern Neck NWR through financial, advocacy, and volunteer support. To learn more about volunteer opportunities through the Friends of Eastern Neck, Inc. visit or call (410) 639-7056.
September 3, 2008

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