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Great Outdoors Month: Wicomico County's outdoors by the numbers

Great Outdoors Month: Wicomico County's outdoors by the numbers

Get outside during Great Outdoors Month. Here's a look at Wicomico County's outdoors by the numbers. 

1,000+

There are 1,000+ miles of waterways in Wicomico County, which means water can be found in pretty much every direction. This also means there are numerous fishing and crabbing spots — along...

June 10, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Guest Blog: Nanticoke River Wildlife Management Area is a prime Wicomico birding spot

Guest Blog: Nanticoke River Wildlife Management Area is a prime Wicomico birding spot

We will feature guest bloggers from time to time. Today's post is by Mike Walsh, president of the Tri-County Bird Club. Here, he writes about his favorite place to bird in Wicomico County.

My favorite birding spot in Wicomico County is...

May 21, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Visit Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinator garden

Visit Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinator garden

On World Bee Day, the ribbon was officially cut for Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinator garden. 

"Pollinators are important because we rely on pollinators for our existence," said David Scheid, professor of practice at Salisbury University. He works in the environmental studies department,...

May 20, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Go birding in Wicomico County

Go birding in Wicomico County

With more than 300 species of birds spotted here, plus numerous parks and waterways, Wicomico County is a great place for birding. Bring your binoculars on your next trip.

Birding Resources

Five free things to do in Wicomico County

Five free things to do in Wicomico County

Wicomico County is home to a wide variety of attractions spanning from animals to the arts, but many of them have at least one thing in common: They're free to visit. Check out these no-cost activities. 

Explore a Park

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March 1, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

Want to visit the new bear cub at the Salisbury Zoo, see your favorite animals or spend time with the family outside? The attraction is back open for visitors. 

I visited on a Friday a couple weeks ago, and it was fun to see the bear cub for the first time....

August 20, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

In September of 2019, Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and Algonquin Ultras Inc. introduced the Pemberton 24, the area’s first 24-hour festival of 5Ks.

This year's event is set for Sept. 25-26, and registration opens Friday, July 3, at 7 p.m. There will be new precautions in...

July 1, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

June is National Great Outdoors Month. Get outside in Wicomico County and have fun with some of these activities -- which can all be enjoyed while keeping a social distance from others. 

1. Make Some S’Mores

Get the family together and reserve a campsite at three different locations...

June 9, 2020 by Josephine Noonan
     

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