MNPS Meeting: "Last Survivors of Magnolia Bog Flora in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia"

  • 11/24/2009
  • 7:30 PM
  • White Oak Library

Join Greg Zell, Arlington County Natural Resource Specialist, and Rod Simmons, plant ecologist, for a presentation on globally-rare Fall Line Terrace Gravel Magnolia Bogs of the greater Washington-Baltimore region, with most of the finest remaining examples occurring in Maryland. Their characteristic flora, including numerous rare species such as Red Milkweed, Bog Fern, Long's Rush, and others; geohydrology; and distribution and global range will be discussed. Management guidelines and future implications for conservation will also be discussed.

Location: White Oak Library - Large Meeting Room

Directions: Exit the Washington Beltway at New Hampshire Ave (exit 28). Go north about 2 miles. The library is the first building on the right, once you have passed under Route 29, just after the Sears store.

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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