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    NATURE CONNECTIONS: Streams

    At this week’s free Nature Connections we will be bringing the stream indoors!  Join us for an exciting afternoon where we will take an in-depth look at streams by examining how urban infrastructure affects a stream’s health and biology.  View a variety of live aquatic insects under a microscope and discover how living in different…

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    Forensic Entomology: Insects as Silent Witnesses

    The study of insects on the postmortem body can yield a wealth of information in criminal cases. Dr. David Rivers, renowned forensic entomologist, will provide an overview of the discipline and then get into ways in which insects have been used in medico-criminal matters, especially homicides, neglect and abuse, and toxicology. David Rivers is Professor…

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    Community Bird Banding

    Baltimore Foodparks Community Bird Banding Demonstration Join us to learn about the life of a conservation biologist. Discover opportunities to see birds up close and to participate in community science presented by Baltimore Foodparks in collaboration with the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center!  Observe conservation research first hand!  Get an up-close look at wild…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Annual Victorian Gala

    The Natural History Society of Maryland is presenting its second annual fundraising gala on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please register to attend. This year’s theme is superstition! Join us to learn about the archaeology and history of superstitions in Maryland, how superstitions changed our relationships with the natural world,…

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    FIELD TRIP IS FULL – 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 has been nesting in the eaves of a historic water tower in downtown Baltimore, giving observers a close view of these iconic raptors. The pair fledged three young last year, and we’re hoping for another successful breeding season in…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland: Learn to use iNaturalist

    Baltimore is participating in the City Nature Challenge (CNC) again this year! The CNC is an annual friendly competition among cities across the globe to find and document plants and wildlife over a four-day period (April 26 – April 29) using the iNaturalist app. The Natural History Society of Maryland would like to make sure you…

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    What the Cluck? Chickens from Jungle Bird to Backyard Pet

    Humans and chickens have been interacting for nearly 10,000 years. However, it wasn’t until the year 1,000 when chickens became a regular source of food, and 1948 when they became a staple of the American diet. Come learn about the animal that Jane Goodall credits with kickstarting her lifetime journey as a naturalist when Bronwyn Mitchell-Strong shares stories from…

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    DIY Dissect It Yourself Family Lab – Oysters and Squid

    Discover anatomy and organ function with these family friendly once a month hands-on dissections. Parents and children will work together to dissect the plant or food-grade animal. Spaces are limited. Oysters and Squid (>2nd Grade) Learn the anatomy, physiology and the wonders of these soft-bodied marine animals. The Natural History Society of Maryland is a volunteer-led non-profit…

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    Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Book Launch

    Maryland Amphibians and Reptiles Atlas Release Party for Save the Frogs Day Overlea, MD April 27, 2019: To celebrate Save the Frogs Day, the Natural History Society of Maryland, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Johns Hopkins Press are heralding the publication of The Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas at a reception from 2:00-4:00pm on…

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    The Natural History Society of Maryland: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Calvert Marine Museum

    We are very lucky to have the opportunity to tour behind the scenes at the Calvert Marine Museum! John Nance, Paleontology Collections Manager for the museum will show us where the collections are prepped and curated; and where plastered jacketed specimens are brought to the lab for scientific studies or potential display. After our tour,…

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