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MNPS Montgomery Chapter Meeting: "Fern Identification"

  • 07/27/2010
  • 7:30 PM
  • White Oak Library


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Speaker: Dwight Johnson, Naturalist, Baltimore, MD

Do a lot of the ferns look alike to you? Ferns can seem confusing but the differences are actually easy to recognize. Dwight Johnson will review the basic structure of ferns, emphasizing the parts used in field identification. You'll learn the identifying characteristics of the ferns of Maryland, and where to find them. You'll also have a chance to practice on plant material with a key that Dwight has developed.

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. Directions and map.

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

The meeting is open to non-members.

Registration is not required.

Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month.

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