Sponsoring Organization:Montgomery Parks
Spring comes early to Maryland, though few people notice its unassuming arrival. On our bi-weekly saunters on the best of Montgomery County's natural surface trails, we'll be on the lookout for vernal occurrences such as the emergence of skunk cabbage flowers, shy salamanders, maple tree blossoms and the returning migrants. Our hikes are usually up to 3 miles in length and include a few ups and downs. We stop frequently to listen, watch and learn. Directions to the trail head will be emailed to registered participants prior to the hiking date. Dress for whatever the fickle springtime weather brings us!
NOTE: This is not strictly a plant trip and may touch on natural history, cultural history, plants, animals, geology, and whatever information participants can share!
Leaders: Geri Drymalski, Montgomery Parks NaturalistONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Limited to 15.
Register online at Active Montgomery
First you must create an account (which can be used for future Saturday Rambles and other events). Once you have created an account, in the Search window, enter “Saturday Rambles”. Then, click “Add to Cart” next to the line for this activity.
For ages 18 and up.
Notes: Natural surface trails.Bring: Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Bring any field guides you like, binoculars if you want, water and a snack as desired.
Cancellation Policy: In the event of heavy-steady snow, sleet, or pouring rain, or icy, dangerous conditions of roads, the field trip will be cancelled. To cancel your registration on the Active Montgomery site, select “My Account” near the top right of the screen, then under “Account Activity” select “My Transactions”.
Contact: (for additional information; not to register)
Geri Drymalski 301-962-1486
Directions: Directions to the trail head will be emailed to registered participants prior to the hiking date.