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Fall Conference Field Trip: Focus on Ferns at Historic St. Mary's City

  • 09/25/2011
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • St. Mary's City Visitor Center
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Leader: Mary Alves

The trail winds through low wet woods and fields with beautiful views of the adjacent Millburn Creek and St. Mary's River and large colonies of various fern species carpeting the ground. It is unpaved, but mostly level with some uneven terrain - roots and rocks protruding in places. The walk is 3.5 miles long and will begin at the parking lot of The Historic St. Mary's City Visitor Center on Rosecroft Road, St. Mary's City.

Pre-registration is required (either on-line or at the conference) On-line registation closes on Wed. Sept. 21.

There are directions on from various points on  For GPS users, the street address of the Visitor Center is 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City and its coordinates are N 38 degrees 10.845 minutes and W 76 degrees 25.800 minutes.

The museum is open until 5 pm so participants are encourage to buy tickets and see the exhibits after the field trip.

For information: Karyn Molines,

This field trip is part of the annual fall conference (details) and is open to the public.

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