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Plummer House Restoration

Plummer House

The Friends provides financial support for special projects. Examples include:

Helping with renovations to the 19th century Plummer House and the adjacent storage building.

The Plummer House is located on the Glendening Preserve, a 600-acre section of the Sanctuary annexed in 2001. The House serves as a welcome center to the Preserve, and provides additional office and meeting space for Santuary staff and students, and a CBNERR (Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve) representative. The Sanctuary has been a member of the CBNERR system since 1990.

Tiger swallow

Providing seeds for the large, nearby butterfly garden.

Foorbridge

Purchasing the lumber for this footbridge over Two-run Creek. Built by volunteers, the bridge was named "Mickey's Footbridge" in honor of the volunteer who headed up its construction. Mickey has also been involved in many other construction projects around the Sanctuary.

Wetlands Center

Undertaking a large fund-raising compaign to pay for construction of the interactive wetlands display in the McCann Wetlands Study Center at the Sanctuary.

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