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MNPS Field Trip: Spring Wildflowers at Governor Bridge Natural Area

  • 04/21/2012
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Governor Bridge Natural Area, Bowie
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Along the banks of the Patuxent River, spring wildflowers such as Dutchman's Breeches, Virginia Bluebells, Yellow Corydalis, and Trout Lily abound. We'll walk through a diversity of habitats: mature riparian woodlands to open grassy fields, and small ponds and creeks. 

Leader: Karyn Molines

Directions: Take Rt. 50 to Rt. 301 South.   Immediately get into the left lane for the left turn onto Governor Bridge Rd.  Follow Governor Bridge Rd. one mile to park entrance on the right.

If you come to the bridge, you've gone too far.

Contact: Karyn Molines,

Bring: field guides, 10x hand lens. Dress for the weather; wear sturdy walking shoes, some trails may be muddy. Bring water bottle, snacks and/or lunch

Online Registration is recommended. On-line registration will close on April 18.

Note: Early risers may want to join the Prince George's Audubon Society on their monthly Saturday bird walk that begins at 7:30 a.m. on 4/21.

Link to the park web site

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