MNPS Field Trip: Rosaryville State Park- Historic Maryland Providing a Future for Native Plants (Saturday)

  • 06/20/2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Rosaryville State Park, Upper Marlboro
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Registration is closed

Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society and Chesapeake Natives

Chesapeake Natives at Mt. Airy Mansion Greenhouse, Rosaryville State Park, Upper Marlboro

10:00am-12:00pm - Hike through acidic gravel area near the pond; tour of Cissy Paterson's Mt. Airy Estate and Chesapeake Natives historic greenhouse and operation.

12:00-1:00pm - Picnic lunch

1:00-3:00pm - Hike through the Fred Eskew forest of Rosaryville State Park. 

Leader:  Chris Puttock and Rochelle Bartolomei


Registration through June 1 for members only.


Notes:   Moderate/easy hike.  First part of morning tour may be handicapped accessible- contact leader for details and clarification.

Bring: Lunch, comfortable shoes, umbrella or raincoat in case of rain.

Cancellation Policy: The greenhouse will be open during the morning. The hike will be cancelled if there is rain in the afternoon.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register)  Registration is handled online through the MNPS website. However, feel free to contact Christopher Puttock ( for further information.

Directions: included in registration confirmation.  

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