Nature Connections: Spring Magic – Wildflowers

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Date(s) - Sunday, April 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Natural History Society of Maryland


Explore the beauty and diversity of Maryland native wildflowers.
1:15pm / Presentation: “Maryland’s Spring Wildflowers”, by Dwight Johnson of the Maryland Native Plant Society
Ongoing from 1-4pm / Stop in at your convenience, stay as long as you’d like!
— Photographer Rose Anderson will host a display of her photos of both common and hard-to-find Spring wildflowers found in Maryland state parks
— Hands-on botany experiences to enhance your knowledge of flowers
— Flower-themed activities and crafts for children

‘Nature Connections’ are free, Sunday afternoon programs with fun, hands on activities and explorations to help nature enthusiasts, families, and children connect with nature. Each ‘Nature Connection’ features:
— an in-depth presentation by a professional in the science / naturalist field, suited for an adult audience (beginners are welcome!)
— hands-on displays of specimens and artifacts, including taxidermy from our collections – staffed by knowledgeable enthusiasts to help guide your exploration and answer your questions
— live critters for many of the events
— indoor and outdoor activities tailored for families and children, including crafts
— And always, our NHSM professionals are on hand to chat with you and you are invited to browse our natural history collections on permanent display at the Center