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    Field Trip: Draw with Horses

    Join Brittany Roger, animal artist and founder of the Drawing Zoo, at Safe Haven Equine Warriors for an unforgettable day with baby horse, Little Miss Sunshine “Sunny” and her mother. We will get a tour of Safe Haven Farm and the opportunity to meet many of the wonderful horses under Director, Tina Snyder’s care. Next…

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    Part-time Field Trip Assistant for Natural History Society of Maryland

    Part-time Field Trip Assistant The Natural History Society of Maryland (NHSM) is a mostly volunteer run non-profit dedicated to conserving Maryland’s natural heritage and educating its citizens on the natural sciences. We offer a wide range of field trips in Maryland and, occasionally, other parts of the mid-Atlantic region. Our field trips are led by…

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    NATURE CONNECTIONS: Wild Edibles

    Photo Credit: Julie Falk https://www.flickr.com/photos/piper/6105054130 NATURE CONNECTIONS: Wild Edibles Have you ever wondered what plants you could eat? At this months free Nature Connections we will be exploring wild edibles.  Anyone can find, prepare, and enjoy wild foods with proper training and enough time. Come to the Natural History Society of Maryland and meet some…

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    CANCELLED – Natural History Society of Maryland: Aquatic Insects Workshop

    Due to lack of sign-ups Sunday’s workshop has been cancelled. Saturday is still a go! If you’d like to sign up please register on our website: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-3414698 or email Emily for more info: eglaeser@marylandnature.org Explore life underwater as we investigate aquatic insects and their connection to the health of our streams. Dr. Ken Belt will…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Aquatic Insects Workshop

    Explore life underwater as we investigate aquatic insects and their connection to the health of our streams. Dr. Ken Belt will present, “Urbanization in the 1800’s Stream Ecology” which will follow the history and evolution of an urban reservoir and its watershed, the legacies of pollution, and a look at live aquatic insects from urban…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Bird Walk at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

    Join us for a birding field trip at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary with Pete Givan! Jug Bay consists of 1,700 acres of open water, tidal freshwater marshes, forested wetlands, upland and riparian forest, creeks, meadows, pine and sand barrens, and fields along the eastern shore of the Patuxent River. Since we are doing this walk…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Bird Walk at Piney Run Park

    Join us for a birding field trip at Piney Run Park with Pete Givan! Piney Run’s lake is surrounded by 550 acres of fields, forest and open spaces which contain over 5 miles of hiking trails. We can hope to see Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Indigo Bunting, a variety of flycatchers and vireos, and maybe a Scarlet/Summer…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Peregrine Falcons of Baltimore

    Get a close-up look at the fastest animals on the planet! A pair of peregrine falcons have been nesting in the eaves of a historic water tower in downtown Baltimore, giving observers a close view of these iconic raptors. On this trip, if we’re lucky, we’ll see the juvenile falcons as they start to branch…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Explore Maryland’s Coastal Bays – A Restoration Tour

    Come join us on the beautiful Eastern Shore for a fun-filled day of learning about local restoration projects and hands-on scientific sampling. The Maryland Coastal Bays Program will provide a tour of two innovative restoration properties, Lizard Hill and the Bishopville Dam Removal. Lizard Hill is a 20-acre created wetland that filters out pollution from…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Chesapeake Gold: Ecology of the Eastern Oyster

    A tiny mud crab scurries about in search of food, American eels burrow deep into the folds, and a green goby lays its eggs inside an empty shell. Oyster reefs of the Chesapeake Bay are home to hundreds of marine organisms, each with their own unique connection to the Eastern Oyster. Situated in the last…

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