Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

FW: [NativePlantseast] MNPS Greater Baltimore Chapter Winter Lectures

Expand Messages
  • Marc Imlay
    These Greater Baltimore events by excellent conservation biologists cover invasive species control. Marc Imlay, PhD, Conservation biologist, Park Ranger Office
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 5, 2012
    View Source
    • 0 Attachment

      These Greater Baltimore events by excellent conservation biologists cover invasive species control.  

      Marc Imlay, PhD,

      Conservation biologist, Park Ranger Office
      Non-native Invasive Plant Control coordinator.

      (301) 442-5657 cell

      Marc.Imlay@... ialm@...
      Natural and Historical Resources Division
      The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
      www.pgparks.com



      -----Original Message-----
      From: NativePlantseast@yahoogroups.com [
      mailto:NativePlantseast@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of bombax33
      Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 1:52 PM
      To: NativePlantseast@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [NativePlantseast] MNPS Greater Baltimore Chapter Winter Lectures

      Join the Maryland Native Plant Society, Greater Baltimore Chapter, for our winter lectures. The lectures are open to non-members.   Registration is not required.

      *Soldiers Delight Restoration*
      Date: January 18, 2012 @ 7pm
      Speaker: Wayne Tyndall
      For the past 20 years, Maryland's Department of Natural Resources has coordinated the restoration of indigenous grassland and oak savanna communities in Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, including pine removal, prescribed burning, managed deer hunts, and invasive species management.  DNR Restoration Ecologist, Wayne Tyndall, will give an overview of what has been learned about the indigenous serpentine ecosystem, including geology, origin, and landscape history, plus a summary of past, present, and future restoration and management efforts.
      Location:  Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. 
      http://www.explorenature.org/

      *Wavy-leaved Basketgrass Ecology*
      Date: February 15, 2012 @ 7pm
      Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Beauchamp
      Maryland is "ground zero" for the invasive plant, wavy-leaved basketgrass (Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. undulatifolius).  Towson University plant ecologist, Vanessa Beauchamp will discuss the ecology of this insidious non-native grass.
      Location: Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD 21163.
      http://www.hcconservancy.org/

      *Saving the Sundial Lupine*
      Date: March 21, 2012 @ 7pm
      Speaker: Dr. Sara Tangren
      The University of Maryland Arboretum and Botanic Garden has completed it first Rare Plant Heritage Project, conservation of the state-threatened sundial lupine (Lupinus perennis).  Soil Scientist and Plant Ecologist, Dr. Sara Tangren, will discuss the unique habitats where Maryland's remaining lupines grow, the factors responsible for their precipitous decline, and the successful efforts that are being made to save them.
      Location:  Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. 
      http://www.explorenature.org/

      Contact Christa Partain if you have any questions: cpartain@...



    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.