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MNPS Field Trip: Hellen Creek Hemlock Preserve (Friday)

  • 05/12/2017
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lusby, Calvert County

Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society, Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust, Calvert Nature Society and Calvert County Division of Natural Resources

Hellen Creek Preserve harbors part of an isolated stand of eastern hemlock, the southern-most in Maryland. We’ll keep our eye open for the spring wildflowers and songbirds, including some more characteristic of the Appalachian forest in western Maryland.  

For adults, although teens 16 and older may attend.

Leaders:  Karyn Molines and Bob Boxwell

Register through Calvert Nature Society


Notes: For more information on the Preserve:

Be prepared for some difficult terrain, with some up and down and not all on trails; steep in places and wet in others.

Wear long pants and sleeves, good hiking shoes/boots, some areas may be muddy. 

Bring: water bottle, snacks and/or lunch.  Optional: Field guides, 10x hand lens, binoculars.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register)  Karyn Molines,

Directions: included in registration confirmation. 

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