Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Warblers and Wildflowers Along the Patuxent, May 7th

What: Warblers and Wildflowers Walk Along the Patuxent

When: Saturday, May 7th, starting at 8am (for warbler walk) and 10:30 am (for wildflower walk)

Join Howard County Bird Club and Maryland Native Plant Society to explore warblers and wildflowers and other native plants in one of the prettiest areas along the Patuxent, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s Pig Tail Recreation Area.

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Jeff Culler will be conducting the warbler hike. Last year, visitors saw 38 species. From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Joe Metzger of Maryland Native Plant Society will be conducting the wildflower tour.

Pig Tail is noted as one of the best spots to see rare wildflowers.

Admission free. Meet at the parking lot at 5600 Green Bridge Road, Dayton, MD.

For more information, call Kim Knox at WSSC. Her phone number is 301-206-8233.

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