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Pocomoke River State Park to Host Bald Pocomoke

Snow Hill, Md. (January 12, 2012) — Pocomoke River State Park will host Bald Pocomoke, a chance for participants to get a sneak peek into the the world of the Bald Eagle and Bald Cypress from the Pocomoke River on Pocomoke City’s cruise boat, the Bay Queen. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on January 14 and 28.

The program will last approximately two hours − an hour and a half will be on the boat. Participants are encouraged to wear warm clothing with extra layers, and to bring a camera and binoculars. The program is $20 per person, cash or check.

Participants should meet at the Milburn Landing Area of Pocomoke River State Park, located at 3036 Nassawango Road in Pocomoke City. For more information or to make reservations, please call Jeanette Bitzel at 410-632-2566 ext.115.


   January 12, 2012

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell
jdavidsburg@dnr.state.md.us

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