[BSW] Plant walk - Bread baking - Bird walk - Tree benefits - Potomac sharks - More....

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Thu Jun 12 18:40:19 CDT 2014


June 14 - 8 a.m. Plant Walk at Antietam National Battlefield - Snavely's 
Ford
Burnside Bridge parking: https://goo.gl/maps/CV46y
http://botsoc.org/snavelytrail.html

June 14 - Gardening activities and artisan bread baking - 11am-2pm
Washington Co. Rural Heritage Museum - north of Sharpsburg
http://www.ruralheritagemuseum.org/events.shtm   240-420-1714

June 14 - Preserving Flowers and Plant Material - 9:00am to 12:00pm
http://extension.umd.edu/news/events/sat-2014-06-14-0900-preserving-flowers-and-plant-material

June 21 - Bird Walk at NCTC - Registration required
http://www.potomacaudubon.org/calendar?eventId=901257

June 21 - Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Fish
http://www.potomacaudubon.org/calendar?eventId=907553

June 24 - Echoes of Their Wings: The Passenger Pigeon and its Legacy
Lecture and book signing by Joel Greenberg, author of A Feathered River 
Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction.
http://library.si.edu/event/lecture-and-book-signing-joel-greenberg

Lots of events coming up with the Howard County Conservancy
http://www.hcconservancy.org/upcoming-events.html

Grasses of Washington, D.C. - new Smithsonian publication - available 
online for free
http://opensi.si.edu/index.php/smithsonian/catalog/book/66

The Maryland Forest Service is offering to plant trees on your property’s 
lawn free of charge if you have more than one acre of turf.
http://www.arborday.org/partnerships/maryland/

TREE BENEFITS: GOOD MUNICIPAL ECONOMICS
http://trees101.net/tree-benefits-good-municipal-economics/

Leyland cypress suffering winter's fallout
http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/farm_news/leyland-cypress-suffering-winter-s-fallout/article_427911a4-aeb7-5e1d-a492-e31930d8f763.html

2 bull sharks caught in Potomac River
http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/23202992/bull-sharks-caught-in-potomac-river

Hagerstown Eagle Scout builds a 'green' greenhouse
http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/hagerstown-eagle-scout-builds-a-green-greenhouse/article_5c701bff-3acd-5df4-9641-0be4ac3f674a.html

How Does a Chicken Tell Time?
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2014/06/how-does-a-chicken-tell-time.html

World's largest vertical garden has bloomed in Singapore
https://roadtrippers.com/blog/worlds-largest-vertical-garden-has-bloomed-in-singapore

Why a St. Bernard Will Not Save You in the Alps
http://modernfarmer.com/2014/06/why-a-st-bernard-will-not-save-you-in-the-alps/

Canadian "smart bike" gets big Kickstarter push
http://www.cbc.ca/asithappens/features/2014/06/10/canadian-smart-bike-gets-big-kickstarter-push/

Who Owns The Air? The Fight Over Drones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zT1f_k0qRQ

The most beautiful, weird and wonderful trees in America
https://roadtrippers.com/blog/8-cool-trees-that-defy-belief

Nope this isn't photoshop, this blood red waterfall is 100% real
https://roadtrippers.com/blog/nope-this-isnt-photoshop-this-blood-red-waterfall-is-100-percent-real



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