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Fall Conference Field Trip: Cranesville Swamp

  • 09/22/2013
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Maryland
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Field Trips are open to Conference participants only.

Cranesville Swamp 

Leaders: Sue Studlar and Sunshine Brosi

Cranesville Swamp is a boreal peat bog relic left behind from the Pleistocene Epoch. Nestled in a mountain valley bowl known as a frost pocket, colder conditions still prevail enough for boreal plants to survive. This Nature Conservancy gem is a National Natural Landmark.

Easy on boardwalk and short loop trails 

Conference Registration is required. When you register for the conference you can select this trip.

Frostburg State University will provide vans which will depart at 9 am. Directions will be provided at the conference.

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