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    Name: Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival
    Date: May 11, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Trip Builder: View Trip
    Event Description:
    Discover the important connection between native plants, people, and wildlife at this sixth annual event! A large variety of plants native to the mid-Atlantic will be available for sale (cash or check only) from these regional plant nurseries: Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery, Floyd, VA; Evergreen Heritage Center, Mount Savage, MD; Go Native Tree Farm, Lancaster, PA; and the Allegany County Forestry Board, Flintstone, MD. Orders may also be placed in advance for pick-up the day of the event from some vendors. In addition to the plant sale there will be family-friendly outdoor activities and educational programs for adults, that highlight native plants and biodiversity. Guest speakers include: Vanessa Beauchamp, Professor of Biology, Towson University; Candy DeBerry, Professor of Biology, Washington & Jefferson College; and Linda Harris, Conservation Chair, Mountain Laurel Garden Club. Experts from local organizations will also be available to answer questions on native plants and other conservation topics. These include: Engage Mountain Maryland, University of Maryland Extension - Garrett County Master Gardeners, Friends of New Germany State Park, Maryland Conservation Corps, Evergreen Heritage Center, and Maryland Native Plant Society.
    Location:
    New Germany State Park
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday May 11 from 10 am to 3 pm
    Contact Information:
    New Germany State Park and the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society are co-sponsoring this free event. For more information phone the ranger station at 301-895-5453 or visit www.mdflora.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
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Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area

 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541

 301. 387.5238

kim@garrettchamber.com

  • This project has been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland.
    However, project contents or opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

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