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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Bird Walk at Fort Smallwood with Pete Givan

    Join us for a birding field trip at Fort Smallwood with Pete Givan! This place is a little out of the way, but a really great birding spot at the mouth of the Patapsco River. We hope to see a good assortment of songbirds and water birds. What to bring: Bring your field guides and…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Monthly Herp Club Meeting

    This month there will be a herpetoculture roundtable discussion with Q&A. A panel will discuss several topics related to herp husbandry including UV lighting, nutrition, parasites, and more. Aaron Klugh, Herpetologist from the National Aquarium will be our guest on the panel so be ready to pick his brain! Don’t miss this chance to mix…

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    Snakes of Maryland: The Essssssssssentials

    Have you ever found a snake and wondered what it was, what it’s doing, or whether or not you should worry? Join us for this introductory class and learn which snakes are found in Maryland, how they live their lives, and how to separate snake fact from snake fiction. We will touch on a range…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Beginner’s Bird Walk at Lake Roland

    In this beginners’ bird watching field trip to Lake Roland we will cover basic bird watching strategies and the ID-ing process. We will also keep our eyes peeled for other wildlife along the way during this peaceful morning stroll! What to bring: Bring your field guides and binoculars. Let’s learn together! Location: Lake Roland  [We will meet…

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    Maryland Entomological Society (MES) February 2019 Meeting

    The Maryland Entomological Society’s 326th regular meeting will be held Friday, 15 February 2019, at 8:00 p.m., in Room 004 (one floor below the street level), Biological Sciences Building, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Bring a friend and specimens, observations, and books to share. Refreshments will be provided. Presentations are scheduled to begin at…

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    NATURE CONNECTIONS: A Snow Show

    NATURE CONNECTIONS: A Snow Show Have you ever wondered how photographers have been able to capture the delicate details of a snowflake? How about where snow comes from and how it’s formed? At this free Nature Connections we will be taking an in-depth look at snow and learning all about how Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley took…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Moss Workshop

    If mosses intrigue you when you hike but you wonder exactly what you are seeing, this is your chance to figure it out in a fun environment. On the last Saturday of each month, we’ll take a closer look at a moss or two and work together to identify them. We’ll introduce you to the…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: The Man Who Stole the Past: The Yinger Assault on the Hughes Site

    In the early 1940s, NHSM staff archaeologist Richard Stearns read an article in the newspaper about a sewing machine repairman from Frederick, Maryland who discovered a Native American village on the banks of the Potomac River. The man, Nicholas Yinger, had excavated numerous Native American burials, and was selling the human remains for profit. What…

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    CANCELLED – What’s this plant?

    Cancelled due to weather! ————————————- Learn to identify plants in an informal setting with other inquisitive people and a botanist who can answer your questions. Bring a plant or twig from your own backyard. Or look at one from an ongoing inventory of the Baltimore County Ag Center. All experience levels are welcome. We’ll have…

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    Nature Connections: Bear!

    Bears! Our next Nature Connections is all about bears!  Have you ever wondered about the bear population of North America? Did you know that North America has almost 40% of all the bear diversity in the world? At this event we will be exploring everything about bears.  There will be a special presentation be the…

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