• Jillie Drutz
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    Posted April 23, 2018

    NHSM Cabinet of Curiosities Fundraising Gala 5/19

    Dear Chesapeake Network! The Natural History Society of Maryland cordially invites you to attend our first annual gala, an evening in the Cabinet of Curiosities on Saturday May 19th, 2018. The Natural History Society of Maryland has been working to preserve the natural world, and inspire exploration and stewardship in Marylanders of all ages since…

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    Posted March 28, 2018

    NHSM Weather/Climate Course – LAST CHANCE

    Hi Chesapeake Network! Last chance to sign up for our awesome intro course to weather and climate taught by Martin Schmidt. See below for details and hope to have you join us! Please join us for a fantastic 6 session course about climate and weather with Martin Schmidt this spring! This is a perfect course…

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    Posted March 13, 2018

    NHSM Science Cafe: Saw-Whet Owls of Maryland with Melissa Acuti

    HOOO HOOO WHOOOOO loves owls? HOOOO HOOO WHOOOOO loves delicious locally crafted beer?! Please join the Natural History Society of Maryland March Science Cafe at the Waverly Brewing Company from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on March 22. We are so excited to be hosting Melissa Acuti, of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, as she talks…

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    Posted March 9, 2018

    CANCELLED – NHSM Vernal Pool Hike March 9

    Hi Chesapeake Network from the Natural History Society of MD, Due to colder temperatures and less activity (come back spring, you were so close!), we have to cancel our first vernal pool hike this Friday March 9. As of now, March 17 is still a go! If you are interested in our future vernal pool hikes,…

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    Posted March 1, 2018

    NHSM Night Time Walk to a Vernal Pool

    Hello Chesapeake Network from the Natural History Society of MD: Join us at a vernal pool in northern Baltimore County! We will spend the evening searching for critters that leave their comfortable winter hideouts to engage in their spring nuptials. They include Wood Frogs, Spotted Salamanders, Red-spotted Newts, and of course, Spring Peepers. And there…

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    Posted January 26, 2018

    NHSM Guided Hike: Looking for Beavers in Herring Run Park

    Can you believe that Beavers, an important keystone species in North America, live in the city of Baltimore? They do. Join William (Bill) Curtis to look for beaver activity in the Herring Run! Not only will Bill show how to read the signs of beaver activity, but he will also talk about the important role…

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    Posted January 26, 2018

    NHSM Guided Hike: Exploring the Ruins of the Northampton Iron Furnace

    Join National Park ranger, Bill Curtis, on a guided hike exploring the ruins of the Northampton Iron Furnace, the 10th iron furnace erected in Maryland. The furnace was built by the Ridgely family, owners of what is now Hampton National Historic Site. The furnace contributed to early America’s wealth, and provided weapons in two wars….

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    Posted January 18, 2018

    MICA Art Course (10 Sessions) at NHSM: The Artist as Naturalist; Drawing in Color

    The Natural History Society of Maryland is so excited to be hosting a MICA community education course! “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit,” wrote Emerson. Students in this course, which is suitable for all levels, use colored drawing media such as pencils, markers, watercolor pencils, and ink to draw specimens from the outstanding…

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    Posted January 18, 2018

    YOUNG NATURE NERDS: Nature Songs with Stina at NHSM: Wetlands, and Meadows, and Forests, Oh My!

    CALLING ALL YOUNG NATURE NERDS: The Natural History Society of Maryland is so excited to be hosting for the first time, nature troubadour, Christina Ayala! Join Stina for an afternoon of fun songs about wetlands, meadows, and forests (Oh My!). Come ready to groove and sing along! This event is perfect for families and especially our…

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    Posted January 18, 2018

    LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS: Natural History Society of Maryland Spring and Summer Programs

    Hello Chesapeake Network! The Natural History Society of Maryland is looking for program volunteers for the coming spring and summer seasons. NHSM is a mostly volunteer-led non-profit organization dedicated to making the wonders of the natural world accessible to every Marylander! We offer a wide-range of public programs including fossil collecting trips, guided nature hikes,…

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