MNPS Meeting: "A Year of Botanical Exploration in Maryland and Vicinity"

  • 10/27/2009
  • 7:30 PM
  • Kensington Library

This meeting has been CANCELLED.

Join members of MNPS' Botany Committee for a presentation on the results of botanical surveys and field trips throughout the state and adjoining regions over the past year. The presentation will include newly discovered species and county records for Maryland by MNPS and Maryland DNR; recently scored national and state champion trees in Maryland; surveys in the southern Maryland counties of Charles, Prince George's, Calvert, and Anne Arundel; uncommon to rare species from Baltimore and Pennsylvania field trips; exploration along the upper C&O Canal; and recent natural community classification inventory work.

There will be a mailing party before the meeting, starting at 6:30pm. Volunteers are welcome - the more helping hands, the merrier!

Location: Kensington Library - Large Meeting Room

Directions: 4201 Knowles Avenue, Kensington, MD

North (Rockville area) Go south on Rockville Pike to Strathmore Ave. (at light at Georgetown Prep) Left on Strathmore Ave., Rt. 547. Strathmore becomes Knowles at the signal at Beach Drive after you have passed through the town of Garrett Park. Continue on Knowles for three short blocks to the library on the left.

South (from the Beltway I-495) Take Connecticut Avenue north to the third signal after the Beltway. Turn left onto Knowles and go 2 1/2 blocks to the library on the right.

East (Wheaton area) Take University Blvd. West to where it merges into Connecticut Ave. Go three signals (past the firehouse) to Knowles Avenue. Turn right on Knowles and go 2 1/2 blocks to the library on the right.

There will be refreshments and door prizes. Pot luck refreshments are always welcome.

The meeting is open to non-members.

Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month.

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