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    January 26, 2020: NATURE CONNECTIONS: Skulls and Teeth (Baltimore, MD)

    SKULLS & TEETH NATURE CONNECTIONS IS BACK!!   We hope you’ll join us! Come meet some local experts at the Natural History Society of Maryland for a fun afternoon learning about the most fascinating and informative part of the body, the skull! Skulls give clues on an animal’s dietary habits (food chains), predator/prey relationships, anatomy, biology,…

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    (Baltimore, MD) NATURE CONNECTIONS: Trees

    NATURE CONNECTIONS: Trees At this months free Nature Connections we will be exploring trees! Did you know that different parts of a tree grow at different times throughout the year. Typically, most of the foliage growth happens in the spring, followed by trunk growth in the summer and root growth in the fall and winter.  …

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    (Baltimore, MD) **Canceled**NATURE CONNECTIONS: Slime at The Natural History Society**Canceled**

      NATURE CONNECTIONS: Slime Did you know that frogs can breathe through their skin?  It wouldn’t be possible without their thick layer of mucus!  Come discover the fascinating and gross world of slime by visiting with these and other amazing creatures at the NHSM’s October Nature Connections. Nature Connections is full of surprising and interesting…

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    (Baltimore, MD) Nature Connections: Life of the Forest Floor

    NATURE CONNECTIONS: Life of the Forest Floor During a woodland stroll, we seldom stop to study the world beneath our feet.  Come discover this specialized habitat of the forest floor with the whole family through activities and crafts.   Nature Connections are free and are designed for Nature Enthusiasts of all ages! This Nature Connections…

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    (Middle River, MD) NHSM Canoe Trip: Watersheds Explained

    Register Here: https://marylandnature.org/events/ Watersheds explained…how it’s all connected: Do you know how many square miles the Chesapeake Bay’s watershed is? Or how many states are within its boundaries? Come join naturalist Missy Lauterbach in exploring the beautiful, marshy waterways of Dundee Creek, one of the prettiest tributaries and learn about how this wonderful watershed works!…

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    (Middle River, MD) Canoe Trip (morning paddle): Watersheds Explained

    Please follow this link to register for this trip: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-3509490 Watersheds explained…how it’s all connected: Do you know how many square miles the Chesapeake Bay’s watershed is? Or how many states are within its boundaries? Come join naturalist Missy Lauterbach in exploring the beautiful, marshy waterways of Dundee Creek, one of the prettiest tributaries and…

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    Natural History Society of Maryland August Fossil Club Meeting

    Presentation by David Bohaska on the Fossils of Calvert Cliffs Since 1989, David Bohaska has worked at the Smithsonian in the Department of Paleobiology as a Research Assistant and Collections Manager where he works with his specialty, collecting fossil marine mammals. He has his B.A. in Geology from Rutgers and Masters in Biology from UCLA….

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    Natural History Society of Maryland Canoe Trip (morning paddle): Conservation on the Creek

      Who wouldn’t love a relaxing morning on the water? Come join naturalist Missy Lauterbach in exploring the beautiful, marshy waterways of Dundee Creek. Witness which birds frequent this abundant haven and learn about their different fishing techniques. Watch the minnows scatter as you glide over their nurseries. Spot the slough of a young blue…

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    NATURE CONNECTIONS: Soil Smarts

    Photo Credit: Josh Larios   NATURE CONNECTIONS: Soil Smarts Soil is the uppermost layer of the Earth’s crust in which land plants grow. Come get your hands dirty as we dive into soil activities!  We will determine soil texture, assess soil structure, and measure pH. Feel free to bring a soil sample from your yard…

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    NHSM Archaeology Club Field Trip: Antietam National Battlefield

    Jason Shellenhamer will regale Archaeology Club members on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, with tales about his experiences as a professional archaeologist digging at Antietam National Park. We will journey through the park to various spots to get ‘behind the scenes’ stories of how history is being preserved at Antietam. We will learn the importance of…

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