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MNPS Field Trip: Meet the Aquatics! Plants of the Anacostia Wetlands - Colmar Manor, MD (Saturday)

  • 07/21/2018
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Colmar Manor Community Park, Colmar Manor, Prince George's County, MD
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Sponsoring Organizations: Maryland Native Plant Society and Anacostia Watershed Society 

Plants of marshes and swamps don’t always get the same attention as their land-dwelling relatives. This is an opportunity to meet – or get reacquainted with – the wetland plant communities in and around the Anacostia River and a tributary, Dueling Creek. Aquatic plants contribute to the river ecosystem and provide habitat for many fish and other animals. Our focus will be on water-loving woody and herbaceous plants, but we will be on the lookout for anything else of interest in the natural world. Beginners are always welcome!

Leader: Jorge Bogantes Montero, Restoration Specialist, Anacostia Watershed Society (bilingual English/Spanish)

OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS, BUT ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Limited to 18.

Notes:  Easy to moderate walk, with some steep hillsides and wet or muddy areas. Be prepared for some light bushwhacking, and wear sturdy shoes that can get muddy.

Bring:  Sunscreen, bug spray, closed-toe shoes, field guides, water.

Cancellation Policy: Walk will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or storms, but will go in drizzle or light rain. 

Contact: (for additional information; not to register): Jorge Bogantes Montero, jmontero@anacostiaws.org, 202-560-6107

Directions: included in registration confirmation. 

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