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MNPS Field Trip: Weed Warrior Success at Meadowside Nature Center (Friday)

  • 05/11/2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Rock Creek Regional Park, Montgomery County

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Sponsoring Organizations: Maryland Native Plant Society and Montgomery Parks' Weed Warriors

An opportunity to see the results of Weed Warrior dedication!

After years of sustained effort in removing invasive plants, a diversity of native plants has returned to the Backbone Trail near the Meadowside Nature Center.  No plants were seeded or placed, this trail shows the resurgence of native plants in the seedbank.  Highlights include several species of ferns, showy orchis, and possible late trout lily.

Julie Super, the naturalist at Meadowside who directed the Weed Warrior effort, will give us a brief overview of the project.

Leaders: Ken Bawer, Anne DeNovo, Sujata Roy, Tenley Wurglitz

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Open to all, not limited to MNPS members.

Notes:   Slow, easy hike with one moderate slope.  Can be muddy.  Bathrooms and water are available.

Bring:  Any field guides you like, binoculars if you want, water and a snack.  

Cancellation Policy: Canceled if heavy rain and/or lightning; not for light drizzle.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register) 
kbawer@msn.com, 301-525-7669; denovoanne@gmail.com; sujata67@gmail.com, 301-693-8316

Directions: included in registration confirmation.  

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