Western Mountains Chapter

Chapter EventsThe Western Mountains Chapter has formed to expand the efforts of MNPS on the Allegheny Plateau and Ridge & Valley physiographic provinces of the central Appalachians. Residents of western Maryland, nearby Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and anyone else interested in learning more about and conserving the native plants of this region are invited to join.

Chapter Events

Upcoming Events

04/09/2015 9:30 AM • Savage River State Forest, Garrett County
04/12/2015 10:00 AM • Spring Gap, C&O Canal, Allegany County
04/21/2015 7:00 PM • Frostburg State University, Compton Science Center, Room 327
04/25/2015 10:30 AM • Washington County
05/09/2015 10:00 AM • New Germany State Park, Garrett County
06/16/2015 7:00 PM • Finzel Swamp, Garrett County

Local Interest

The Nature Conservancy has a number of preserves in the area. See a map of Maryland with The Nature Conservancy's preserves. They have workdays throughout the year; some may take place locally, such as at The Glades. Visit the Nature Conservancy's volunteer calendar.

Other Local Events

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For more information contact:

  • Liz McDowell at 301-895-3686 or lmcdnativeplants @

Areas Included

  • Allegany County
  • Garrett County
  • Washington County

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