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    Sunday, April 3, 2022: Choctaw Basket Making Workshop: Art and Nature

      TICKETS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4669385 This unique basket, woven by many native American tribes, has been attributed to the Choctaw. It is very unusual to weave and requires a “pop” to make the shape. It is not unlikely that it could have been lined with melted bees wax and held moist items such as berries. It is a…

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    Thursday, March 17, 2022: The Icelandic Phallological Museum: the science and culture of the penis

    Details RSVP HERE TO GET THE ZOOM DETAILS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4667671 Bronwyn Mitchell-Strong Attachments 12:12 PM (1 hour ago) to Patricia, me, Renee Please join us for what is sure to be a most “uplifting” presentation. The Icelandic Phallological Museum, founded in 1997, is a museum entirely dedicated to collecting, studying and presenting phalluses and all matters phallic….

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    Wednesday, May 18, 2022: Octoraro: Susquehannock Fort or Pre-Contact Town, An Archaeological Mystery

    Details REGISTER HERE: https://www.marylandnature.org/octoraro-susquehannock-fort-or-pre-contact-town-an-archaeological-mystery/ Researchers know that Susquehannocks did establish multiple settlements in the area, including on Palmer’s Island, even if temporary, for purposes of trade and resource harvesting. Yet the presence of so many remains actually buried ceremoniously with implements indicates a more permanent situation than merely a battlefield or a fishing camp. This leaves…

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    Wednesday, April 6, 2022: Dental Detectives: Fossil Teeth (In-person and Online)

      Details This is a fossil Club Meeting RSVP HERE: https://www.marylandnature.org/dental-detectives-fossil-teeth/ Each bone tells a story. Teeth can provide a great deal of information about diet, health, ecosystems, and can even be used to recreate what an animal may have looked like. Valerie Horn, DDS PhD, and fossil enthusiast will be sharing a vast amount of…

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    Thursday, March 24, 2022: Meet The Largest Australian Pterosaur – Thapunngaka shawi

      Details RSVP HERE TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM DETAILS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4665481 NHSM is honored to have University of Queensland PhD candidate Tim Richards, from the Dinosaur Lab in UQ’s School of Biological Sciences, who led a research team that analyzed a fossil of the creature’s jaw, join us via Zoom to discuss this amazing discovery. Pterosaurs were…

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    Thursday, February 17, 2022: Amazing Antlers: Physiology of Growth and Regeneration

    Details RSVP HERE TO GET ZOOM DETAILS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4660204 Antlers have fascinated man for hundreds of years. Perhaps on some subconscious level, we recognize how unique and complex they are. Antlers are found in deer. There are upwards of 43 species of deer in the Cervidae Family including moose, caribou, elk, muntjacs and wapiti. The subsequent re-growth…

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    Saturday, May 21, 2022: Spring BioBlitz at Banneker Historical Park

      REGISTER HERE: https://www.marylandnature.org/banneker-spring-bioblitz/ The NHSM had such a great time exploring Banneker Park last year finding fungi, snakes, insects, leps and frogs, we are going back this spring to look for more. All are welcome. A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within…

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    Saturday, April 16, 2022: Fossil Hunting at Stratford Hall, VA

    Details REGISTER EHRE: https://www.marylandnature.org/get-involved/events/event/field-trip-fossil-hunting-at-stratford-cliffs-2/ NOTE: This is for NHSM Fossil Club Members only!!! The first Stratford Cliffs event of the year is for NHSM Fossil Club members only! $30.00/person Other Stratford events will be open to non-club members. Please register for one of those if you are not part of the Fossil Club. We are returning…

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    Sunday, February 6, 2022: Advanced fossil event at Calvert Cliffs, MD

    Details REGISTER HERE: https://www.marylandnature.org/get-involved/events/event/advanced-fossil-event-at-calvert-cliffs/ This NHSM Advanced Fossil Event is open to adult Fossil Club members only and designed for the experienced collector. Not suitable for first time fossil hunters or children. *Before registering for this event please make sure that you are: 1. Current a Fossil Club member 2. Previously attended a fossil event with…

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    Saturday, April 16, 2022: From Forest Floor to the Treetops: and Introduction to Maryland Birds

      Details RSVP HERE: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4653339 NOTE this is inperson and online – dealers choice though there are limited inperson spaces. The Baltimore Bird Club and NHSM have teamed up for this special program. Learn about the behavior, characteristics, and ecology of birds filmed in the Maryland area. Discover birds found at different forest levels —ground floor,…

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