• 19th Annual Blackwater Eagle Festival

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    Name: 19th Annual Blackwater Eagle Festival
    Date: March 16, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is home to one of the largest breeding populations of bald eagles in the United States. Each year, Blackwater NWR holds an Eagle Festival in March to celebrate our national symbol. The festival offers a variety of activities for all members of the family, so come spend a fun day at the Refuge learning about bald eagles and spotting them in the wild.
    Friends of Blackwater
    P.O. Box 1231
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    BNWR Visitor Center
    2145 Key Wallace Drive
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    The refuge is located approximately 12 miles south of the town of Cambridge on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. From Route 50 in Cambridge take Route 16 West (Church Creek Road) until you reach the flashing light (about 5 miles), then turn left onto Egypt Road. Follow Egypt road for approximately 7 miles and it will dead end at Key Wallace Drive. Turn left for the Wildlife Drive (0.2 miles), or turn right for the visitor center (1.25 miles).

    GPS Alert (Please Read!)
    If you are using GPS navigation to find the refuge, you will need to enter our actual physical address, which is listed below.  This will bring you to the Blackwater NWR Visitor Center.  DO NOT USE "BLACKWATER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE"!
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    9 am-4 pm
    Contact Information:
    Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, 410-228-2677
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