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MNPS Field Trip: National Arboretum- 130th in the series CANCELED DUE TO SNOW AND ICY CONDITIONS

  • 03/01/2015
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • NE Washington, DC

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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society

We will visit another upland terrace-gravel forest.  This is Mt. Hamilton inside the National Arboretum.  We will also explore other natural areas of the Arboretum.

Leaders:  Mary Pat Rowan and David Culp

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED

Notes: Easy to moderate walk.

Bring:  Lunch and water. Wear good shoes and long pants because of poison ivy and greenbriar.

Cancellation Policy: Cancelled if pouring rain. Call Mary Pat before 9 am on Sunday if you have concerns about whether the trip is cancelled due to weather. 

Contact: (for additional information; not to register) Mary Pat Rowan, blair-rowan@starpower.net or 202-526-8821.

Directions: From Northwest Washington - Follow New York Avenue east to the intersection of Bladensburg Road. Turn right (south) onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates.

From the Maryland suburbs - Take the Capital Beltway (I 495/I 95) to exit 22B (Baltimore Washington Parkway) towards Washington. Follow the Baltimore Washington Parkway approximately 7 miles to Route 50 West (New York Avenue).  Once on Route 50 get in your left lane. You will approach the intersection of Bladensburg Road where only the two left lanes turn onto Bladensburg Road. Make the left onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates.

We will meet in the R Street parking lot.

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