Please join the us on our next field trip to the Patuxent Research Refuge South Track, National Wildlife Visitor Center.
Location: 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708, (301) 497-5760
Date: October 23, 2021
Rain Date: October 24, 2021
Time: 9 am- 4:30pm
Directions: From BWI parkway (Route 295) exit east on Powder Mill Road then turn right on Scarlet Tanager Loop to Visitors Center

Patuxent Research Refuge South Track by Richard Stolarski

Photography: Hiking trails through woods and near lakeshores provide rich opportunities for wildlife photography. Forest plant life ranges from the smallest to huge – ranging from tiny wildflowers to majestic oaks.  Lake shores provided opportunities to view and photograph. Examples include beavers and many varieties of waterfowl from mallard ducks to Canada geese.

The National Wildlife Visitor Center is a science and environmental education center providing visitors with opportunities to explore, discover, and learn.
Attractions include:
  •  Environmental Exhibits
  •  Interactive Kiosk
  •  Hollingsworth Gallery
  •  Wildlife Images Bookstore
  •  Pollinator Garden
  •  Visitor Center Bird Blind
  •  Mimicking Whooper   Virtual Interaction with Cranes
  •  Movies