Sponsoring Organizations: Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan Science Advisory Committee and Maryland Native Plant Society
Randy Pheobus will highlight the restoration of an open grassy glade within the larger wooded area, discussing selected strategies and their impact. He will focus on selective tree thinning, invasives control, plant restoration, site monitoring and results, including increased presence and use of the area by pollinators, avifauna and mammals.
Leaders: Matt Salo and Randy Phoebus
Notes: The hike will be of easy to moderate difficulty: mostly a relaxed walk on flat terrain on existing natural, but only moderately improved paths.
Cancellation Policy: Hike will be cancelled for rain, lightning, or strong winds.
Directions: From north take #202 (Landover Rd) one block east of B-W Pkwy to Cheverly Ave, go south five blocks to Forest Rd, turn right (east); when the road splits, stay right and continue straight to 5607 Greenleaf Rd. Park anywhere on street, but do not block anyone’s driveway. From south, heading east on Rte. #50 take Cheverly exit past Metro, turn left (north) on Cheverly Ave and go 4 blocks to Forest Rd, turn left (west) and follow above directions for Forest Rd.