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  • MNPS Baltimore Chapter Monthly Lecture/Discussion: Soldiers Delight Restoration

MNPS Baltimore Chapter Monthly Lecture/Discussion: Soldiers Delight Restoration

  • 01/18/2012
  • 7:00 PM
  • Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills, MD
Speaker: Dr. Wayne Tyndall

For the past 20
years, Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has coordinated the restoration of indigenous grassland and oak savanna communities in Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, including pine removal, prescribed burning, managed deer hunts, and invasive species management.  DNR Restoration Ecologist, Wayne Tyndall, PhD, will give an overview of what has been learned about the indigenous serpentine ecosystem, including geology, origin, and landscape history, plus a summary of past, present, and future restoration and management efforts.

Location: 

Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117 .

 Directions: from I-695, take exit 20 for MD-140 N toward Garrison.  Take MD140 W/Reisterstown Rd to Greenspring Valley Rd. Turn right onto Greenspring Valley Rd., take a sharp left  onto Garrison Forest Rd.  The Nature Center is on the right.

There will be refreshments. Pot luck refreshments are always welcome.

The meeting is open to non-members.

Registration is not required.

Meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

For more information, contact Chris Partain: cpartain@gmail.com


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