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    Fossil Collecting With the Natural History Society of Maryland: DAY TWO

    Join us for day two of fossil collecting! We plan on collecting near Lake Koon /Lake Gordon, PA (approximately 40 minutes away from our meeting point at Staples in La Vale, MD). This location has Oriskany sandstone, a geologic formation containing fossils such as Spirifer, Brachiopods, Platystoma, Platyceras, and Crinoids as old as the Devonian…

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    Fossil Collecting With the Natural History Society of Maryland: DAY ONE

    Join us for day one of a two day fossil collecting adventure! Saturday’s collecting site will be in Keyser, West Virginia (approximately 40 minutes away from our meeting point at Staples in La Vale, MD). At this location we have the possibility of collecting coral-stromatoporoid, favosites, and cyathophyllum. Then group leaders will survey participants about…

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    Hawk Count with Jim Meyers

    Please join hawk enthusiast Jim Meyers and his wife, Joanne Dintzis an experienced birder, as we watch for and count migrating broad-winged hawks and help you with in-flight identification. You will also learn more about these birds of prey and their migration. All levels of raptor fans are welcome! Jim will share our hawk count findings…

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    Wild Edible Field Trip with Nick Spero at Gunpowder Falls State Park

    Wild edibles offer a variety of health benefits to you and add unique flavors and textures to your meals. Join Nick Spero for a walk to learn about wild edibles available in the fall (paw paws should be ripe and chanterelle mushrooms should be peaking). He’ll show you the plants you can pick and nibble…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland Fossil Club: Lecture by Dr. Peter Kranz on Dinosaurs of the District of Columbia

    Fossil Club Lecture by Dr. Peter Kranz on Dinosaurs of the District of Columbia. Dr. Peter Kranz is a paleontologist; he is an authority on Maryland’s Dinosaurs. Find out more about him: http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~gdouglas/about.html   Members please join us at 7:30pm.   Club members don’t forget to bring fossils for the raffle! Also please bring in…

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    NATURE CONNECTION: Migration and Bird Conservation

    Join us at our FREE Nature Connection series on Sunday, August 26 for a day of learning about bird conservation and migration. Baltimore Bird Club Members Lindsay Jacks, Claire Wayner, Joan Cwi, and Daisy Sudano will share their knowledge on regional bird migration. Claire will present her award-winning short documentary “Flight to Extinction: The Conflict…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland Nature Connection: Herp Day!

    Please join us for a day of FREE fun and an introduction to the Natural History Society of Maryland’s new Herp Club! We will have live animals, educational displays, fun reptile themed activities for children, and more! For more information, email herps@marylandnature.org   We hope you consider becoming a member of NHSM, please follow this…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland Nature Connection: Sharkfest 2018!

      Come join the Natural History Society of Maryland’s celebration of shark week. The NHSM will have spectacular displays of shark teeth and related fossils, as well as informative talks and discussions about sharks. This is a FREE event the whole family will enjoy! We will have activities for all ages. We will have a…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland Program: Wild Edible Field Trip with Nick Spero at Gunpowder Falls

    Wild edibles offer a variety of health benefits to you and add unique flavors and textures to your meals. Join Nick Spero for a walk to learn about wild edibles available in the summer. He’ll show you the plants you can pick and nibble along the way, as well as those that you need to…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland –Guided Trip: Looking for Fossils at Stratford Cliffs

    We are so excited to be returning to Stratford Cliffs for some fossil hunting this year and hope you can join us! Stratford Cliffs, located in Montross, Virginia (on the south side of the Potomac River, adjacent to Westmoreland State Park) is part of the Stratford Hall plantation owned by four generations of the Lee…

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