Wild Acres Public Events

Wild Acres logoAre you interested in making your habitat wildlife friendly? If so, check out our Wild Acres​ page! In addition, we provide public talks, workshops, and online webinars to teach about local wildlife. If you are interested in having a Wild Acres presentation for your group or organization, please contact Kerry Wixted: Kerry.wixted@maryland.gov

To hear about upcoming webinars, please fill out our interest form here.


August 20th: 7:00-8:30 pm

Misunderstood Mammals - Kerry Wixted, Education and Outreach Specialist

What is the difference between a vole, a mole, and a shrew? What are their ecological benefits? What’s going on with that opossum? Why do we see foxes and raccoons during the daytime? Learn the answers to these questions and more as we dive into the world of misunderstood mammals. This talk will cover common backyard mammals and ways to coexist with our wild neighbors.

Free! Registration required. This meeting will be recorded. To register, please fill out the form here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sdOqoqDMsGtJdH16yFWlJOtn8-ikGNBU1.


September 3rd: 7:00-8:30 pm

On the Brink: An Introduction to Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species in Maryland - Kerry Wixted, Education and Outreach Specialist

Did you know? Over 1,250 rare, threatened, and endangered species are found in Maryland. Learn about rare species rankings, who studies them, and a few rare species that can be found in State.

Free! Registration required. This meeting will be recorded. Registration will be available soon.


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