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MNPS Montgomery Chapter Meeting: "Unexplored Pine Barrens of the Washington, DC Area"

  • 01/25/2011
  • 7:30 PM
  • White Oak Library, White Oak, MD


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Speaker: Rod Simmons, former MNPS president and current board member

The term "pine barrens" typically evokes images of the pine barrens of New Jersey. But this habitat once extended for miles up and down the eastern coastal plain and remnants still exist in our area. In this presentation, Rod Simmons will describe his and others' discovery of local pine barrens, and the plant communities they contain.

Location: White Oak Library - Large Meeting Room. Doors open at 6:30, the talk begins at 7:30. The Library will be closed; enter the meeting room from the lower level.

Directions: Exit the Washington Beltway at New Hampshire Ave (exit 28). Go north about 2 miles. Once you have passed under Route 29 turn right at the blinking light, then turn left into the library parking lot. 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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