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MNPS Field Trip: Nature Hike & GBBC- Nature Park, Cheverly

  • 02/15/2015
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Cheverly, MD

Sponsoring Organization: MNPS and The Cheverly Green Infrastructure Committee

Title:  Nature Hike & GBBC- Nature Park, Cheverly

Leader: Matt Salo and others

The PG/AA Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society, The Cheverly Green Infrastructure Committee and its Science Advisory Committee are co-sponsoring nature hikes, coupled with the Great Backyard Bird Count of local birds, under the auspices of the Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology on four days (Friday through Monday) from February 13th to the 16th, 2015. Two public hikes are planned for Saturday and Sunday, February 14th and 15th at the Woodworth and Nature Parks respectively. Both hikes will be guided by experienced bird watchers and will also identify trees and other native plants. 

Directions: Nature Park, near 3398 Tremont Ave., Cheverly, MD. (this address, given for orientation only, is not affiliated with the hike). 

Approach Cheverly from either south or north on B-W Parkway; take the exit for Cheverly onto Rte 202 (Landover Rd), head east a few hundred feet and turn right onto Cheverly Ave heading south. Continue for six blocks to Forest Rd, after a small park on your left.  Turn right (west) from Cheverly Ave onto Forest Rd and continue three blocks until the road splits; stay to the right and continue straight ahead for two more blocks passing Crest and then turn right on Tremont Ave; go to its end and park on street.

Bring:  Binoculars.  Field guides optional.  Dress for the weather.

Notes:  Fairly easy walking on good trails, but there are some slopes to climb.

Cancellation Policy:  May be cancelled for heavy rain, wind or other inclement weather. Call 301-341-1261, if in doubt.

Registration is not required.

Contact: Matt Salo-, Tel: 301-341-1261


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