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MNPS Field Trip: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (Friday)

  • 07/08/2016
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, Prince Frederick, Calvert County
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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society & Calvert County Natural Resources Division

Come celebrate MNPS' Year of the Conifer by exploring the home of a deciduous conifer, the Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum). Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, preserved by the Nature Conservancy in the 1950s is one of the northern most cypress swamp in the country.

We'll also see many other wetland plants (lizard's-tail, sweet pepperbush) and a wide diversity of ferns. 

Leader:  Karyn Molines

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Limited to 20 people.

Registration through June 10 for members only.

FREE 

Notes: An easy walk along a boardwalk and natural surface trails.

Bring: a lunch to enjoy after the hike. 

Cancellation Policy: Rain or Shine. 

Contact: (for additional information; not to register)  Battle Creek Cypress swamp, 410-535-5327

http://calvertparks.org/bccss.html

Directions: included in registration confirmation. 

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