The Biology of Bears

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Feb. 22 / 7 p.m. / $ Maryland's Black Bear Population and Management ~ Maryland is home to a wide array of wildlife species, including the American black bear. For many, bears are a novel species with little known about them. For others, bears are a part of everyday life. Nearly every spring, juvenile black bears […]

The Magical, Vital Vernal Pool: Biodiversity in Our Backyards

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Mar 16 / 12:30 & 2:00 p.m. / FREE Vernal pools are depressions in the forest landscape that hold water only part of the year and therefore do not support fish. Without fish, vernal pools support species that can breed nowhere else--specifically wood frogs, spotted and other mole salamanders, and fairy shrimp. Many other plants […]

Seasonal Changes – What do animals eat?

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Mar 23 / 10 a.m. / $ As nature transitions from winter to spring, there is much to learn about an animal's habits based on the seasonal changes in their diet. Why do foxes hang around homes and buildings during the colder months? What do herbivories eat in the early spring when food is scarce? […]

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