Did you know that frogs can breathe through their skin?  It wouldn’t be possible without their thick layer of mucus!  Come discover the fascinating and gross world of slime by visiting with these and other amazing creatures at the NHSM’s October Nature Connections.

Nature Connections is full of surprising and interesting facts about the world around us. Come join us for free a Family Friendly Program for Nature Enthusiasts of all Ages! Bring out your inner scientist with the Natural History Society of Maryland!


Special Presentation:

1:15/ Tim Hoen The Protective Nature of Mucus and Slime

Can plants, animals, and humans survive without mucus? Find out some interesting things in the slimey sticky world of mucus! Please join us for this secret slippery world!


Nature Connections are free and made possible by our amazing volunteers and sponsors. If you would like to volunteer in a Nature Connections please contact Renee Bieretz at 



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