Date(s) - Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Natural History Society of Maryland
Turtles and snakes are featured at this ‘Nature Connections’. Join us at 1:15 for a presentation on turtles by Ray Bosmans, President of MATTS (Mid-Atlantic Turtle & Tortoise Society), featuring several live turtles to observe.
Ongoing between 1:00-4:00 – Visit with more live turtles and snakes with NHSM expert herpetologists Tim Hoen and Tom Scollins. Tim promises to bring his 100 lb alligator snapping turtle too!
The program is suitable for adults and children.
FREE ADMISSION / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED
About the ‘Nature Connections’ series of the Natural History Society of Maryland:
‘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