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MNPS Field Trip: Spring Wildflowers and Big (?) Trees - Taylor's Landing (Saturday)

  • 04/28/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Taylor's Landing along the C & O Canal, north of Sharpsburg, MD
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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society

An easy slow walk along the tow path upstream from Taylor's Landing, with a possible side excursion onto private (with permission) property. Spring wildflowers and emerging Ferns will be the main focus with an occasional preliminary measurement of a large tree to see if it might qualify to be a Champion Tree.

Leader: Joe Metzger

FREE, BUT ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED. Limited to 20. Members only through March 25, 2018.

Notes:   No restrooms on site. Parking is very limited. Please carpool if possible. For anyone coming from Garrett, Allegany or Washington Counties, the leader, Joe Metzger, can take 3 passengers, picking them up on the way. Contact Joe at

Bring: Field guides, water, lunch, binoculars if you like, insect repellant, sun or rain protection.

Cancellation Policy: We will go in drizzle or light rain but the trip will be canceled in the event of heavy rain or storms.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register)  Joe Metzger, preferred method Cell phone 240-285-3925 by voice or text on the day of the field trip.

Directions:   Will be included in registration confirmation.

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