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The schedule of events is subject to changed based on the status of the coronavirus response, weather, staffing, and other situations that may arise. If Calvert Nature Society or Calvert County Natural Resources Division cancels a program, a full refund will be issued.

Winter Program Registration will open in for Members on November 9 and on November 23 for Nonmembers. Join now to take advantage of the early registration period. Schedule is subject to change.

Download the listing of Winter Programs

Pickin' Up Paw Paws

  • 10/03/2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park
  • 1


Registration is closed

Open to individuals and families.

Come meet Maryland's best kept secret fruit - the native Paw Paw. Take a walk to learning about these delectable, tropical-tasting fruits and view them during their ripening season. Learn about their importance to wildlife, historic peoples of the region--and even get to taste the fruit! Hike is approximately 1 mile and is not stroller-friendly.

LocationFlag Ponds Nature Park

Naturalist in charge: Jessy Oberright

Reservations are required, deadline: Wednesday, September 30

Program Fee per person:
Free for Society members
$8 per person for nonmembers


COVID Policies and Procedures

The Calvert Nature Society has developed policies and procedures for public program operations based on state and CDC guidelines.

These policies are effective from June 5 until otherwise rescinded:

  • All participants over the age of 2 (including parents) must wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. Participants must provide their own masks.
  • Please consider the safety, health, and well-being of all participants in our programs and stay home if the participant is ill. Full refunds will be given for cancellations due to health concerns. 
  • Prior to participation in any Society sponsored program,  we will ask each individual, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to, or print it and bring to the program. The waiver only needs to be completed once per year.

Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

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