[BSW] June 21 MNPS field trip to Rosaryville

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Mon Jun 16 14:46:32 BST 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.


---------- 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


Sponsoring Organization: Audubon, MNPS, and Chesapeake Natives

Leaders:  Christopher Puttock and Rochelle Bartolomei

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.

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)

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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