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MNPS Fall Field Weekend: Tree ID For Beginners-Black Hill Regional Park (Saturday)

  • 09/17/2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Black Hill Regional Park, Germantown, Montgomery County
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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society

Welcome beginners!  Interested in knowing the names of the trees you encounter in your neighborhood? This field trip is for you!

We'll spend some time with field guides and specimens to learn field marks of several common trees.  Then we'll walk a stretch of upland forest (moderate uphill for one quarter mile) followed by a stretch along the lake, looking at trees and shrubs along the way.  We will be using a paved multi-use trail.

By the end, it is hoped that participants will have learned to identify 10-12 of the most common trees in the area. The leader will bring several field guides for participants to share.

Leader: Sujata Roy


Directions: included in registration confirmation.

Registration limited to MNPS members through September 10.

Bring: Water, field guides of your choice, binoculars (for birds as well as looking at leaves in the canopy). Dress for the weather.

Cancellation Policy: We will proceed in light drizzle, but snow or icy conditions will cancel the walk. You will be notified by 8 AM on the day of the walk if it is canceled.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register): Sujata Roy,


The Maryland Native Plant Society has developed policies and procedures for public program operations based on state and CDC guidelines.

Please consider the safety, health, and well-being of all participants in our programs and stay home if the participant is ill. Full refunds will be given for cancellations due to health concerns.

During registration we will ask each individual, or if under 18 a parent, to complete an agreement to the policies

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