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MNPS Field Trip: Trees of the Gold Mine Tract (Friday)

  • 10/27/2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Great Falls Park, Maryland, near Angler's Inn
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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society 

This area is not a true old-growth forest but there are towering hardwood species and it is one of the finest examples of a Piedmont forest. We will see the county champion Mockernut Hickory. Practice ID using bark, acorns and leaves.

Leaders:  Marney Bruce and Jil Swearingen

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Limited to 15 people.

Registration through October 11, 2017 for members only.

FREE 

Notes: Natural surface walk over gently rolling hills. One moderate climb and one small stream crossing.

Bring: Binoculars, water, snacks, field guides, sturdy shoes and perhaps a walking stick.

Cancellation Policy:  Canceled in case of hard rain.

Contact: Marney Bruce, marneyb@earthlink.net

Directions: included in registration confirmation. 

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