Mothers' Day Weekend

in Pennsylvania’s Ridge & Valley Province

Leader: Lou Aronica

Date: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

We will return to the Haldeman Tract of the Weiser State Forest to repeat our investigation begun last Columbus Day weekend,this time to add spring flora to

our list.. This is a locally higher elevation site, at about 1700 ft. of Chestnut Oak-Heath forest. We will follow the Wolfe Pond trail to Deep Hollow. .List of

plants found last fall will be available. This trip is co-sponsored by Williams,Powell,Clark and Stoney Valleys Botanical Society (WPCSV Bot. Soc).

In order to try and not give complicated directions, we will meet in our usual of location of Dauphin, Pennsylvania and group ride to the site.

Directions: Proceed to Harrisburg, PA via I-83 (Baltimore

Area) or I-270 and Route 15 (DC area). Take Route 22-322

about 7 miles north to the town of Dauphin – exit into town about

1000 feet – and gather in front of small shopping area on left.

Bring: Lunch and water.

Contact: If you are late or lost, call cell phone 703-597-3711

ON SUNDAY May 9th , those of us who gather on Saturday, will be able to chose another local site. Anyone who wants to join us only on Sunday, please call Lou on Saturday evening for details.

Local accommodations will be identified for anyone planning to stay overnight.