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August 2020

All About Goats!

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:25 am
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Why is it hard to hold a conversation with a goat? Because they keep ‘butting’ in… Join in for more goat puns and some actual information about the conservancy’s resident goats Bud and Holly with Amy Seker. We’ll talk about how to care for them, some of their likes and dislikes, and whatever else floats your goat. Simply visit the Conservancy’s Facebook page at 11 am to join us! Sponsored by Patapsco Heritage Greenway

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Wild Walks: Tree-mendous Trek

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on August 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Hike the woodlands of Mt. Pleasant farmstead viewing and identifying numerous plant and tree species with a naturalist. Along the way your guide will point out animal habitats and (hopefully) their residents. Visit the newly renovated Hodge Podge Lodge of PBS fame, our beehives, “Champion” White Oak and other fascinating trees. This walk is somewhat strenuous and requires good walking shoes. Approx. 1 hr 15 min in length. Hike Difficulty- 4 stars out of 5. $10 suggested donation per person,…

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Wild Walks: Gardens Galore

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Beautiful gardens can be found among the 232 historic acres at Mt Pleasant farmstead. Come learn the fascinating history of the farm and take an easy walk to visit numerous plantings throughout the grounds. Choose from our community garden, our bee hives and pollinator garden, Master Gardeners’ garden, Native Honors garden, Farmhouse Kitchen garden and more! Say hello to the goats and chickens too! Your guide will arrange for stops on your walk based upon your interests. Approx. 1 hr…

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Wild Walks: Meander in the Meadows

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Mt Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Walk our meadow trails observing the birds, plants and insects that call this area home. Your naturalist guide will point out bluebird and swallow boxes and pollinator plants. We may even find some Monarch Butterfly caterpillars on our milkweed. Come learn about the native and non-native plants (invasive) that populate the meadows. Easy walking – bring good walking shoes and binoculars if you have a pair. Approx. 1 hr 15 min in length. Hike Difficulty- 2 stars out of 5 $10…

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The Sensibilities of Trees

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 pm
Virtual MD United States + Google Map
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Is your memory as good as a tree’s memory? Discover how trees sense the world around them- sight, sound, and tactile with tree expert Lou Meyer! Simply visit the Conservancy’s Facebook page at 11 am to join us! This program is generously sponsored by Patapsco Heritage Greenway

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