[BSW] June 21 MNPS field trip to Rosaryville

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Mon Jun 16 08:46:32 CDT 2014


Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:32:55 -0400
From: Christopher Puttock <christopher.puttock at gmail.com>
To: Kathy Bilton <kathy at fred.net>
Subject: Re: June 21 MNPS field trip to Rosaryville

Hi Kathy

Members of the Botanical Society may be interested in this field trip this
coming weekend.

Chris

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Christopher Puttock <christopher.puttock at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, May 6, 2014 at 10:41 PM
Subject: Re: June 21 MNPS field trip to Rosaryville
To: Liz Jones <elksjones at aol.com>


Title: Rosaryville State Park; Historic Maryland providing a future for
native plants.

Date:  Saturday, June 21, 2014

Time:  10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Chesapeake Natives at Mt. Airy Mansion Greenhouse, Rosaryville
State Park, Upper Marlboro

Registration Limited To:  # 25 persons

REGISTRATION IS  (REQUIRED)

Sponsoring Organization: Audubon, MNPS, and Chesapeake Natives

Leaders:  Christopher Puttock and Rochelle Bartolomei

Description:
10:00am-12:00pm - Tour of Cissy Paterson's Mt. Airy Estate and Chesapeake
Natives historic greenhouse and operation.
12:00-1:00pm - Picnic lunch

1:00-3:00pm Hike through the forest of Roseryville State Park.

Bring: Lunch, Comfortable shoes, umbrella or raincoat in case of rain.

Notes:   moderate/easy hike, not handicapped accessible.

Cancellation Policy: The greenhouse will be open during the morning.  The
hike will be cancelled if there is rain in the afternoon.


Contact:
Registration will be handled online through the MNPS website. However, feel
free to contact Christopher Puttock or Selwyn Ramp at chesnatives at gmail.com
or phone at 202.262.9773 (Chris), 202-510-7789 (Selwyn)


Directions:
The Mt. Airy Mansion historic greenhouse is located at:
9640 Rosaryville Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
A link to google is here: http://goo.gl/maps/M9BZS

There is a large iron gate with "Mount Airy" on it at the entrance, which
will be open by 9:00am. The greenhouse and mansion are located about 1/2 a
mile drive into the park, keeping right at the split. There is ample
free parking at the greenhouse.


--
Dr. Christopher F. Puttock
Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution, NMNH (US)
(202) 262-9773 (cell)


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