What: Fern Walk
Where: Eidolon Nature Preserve in Morgan County
When: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Trip Leaders: Sandra Bloom & Cheryl Jennings
PVAS Host: Debbie Maiorano
MN Re-Cert Eligible
Join Potomac Valley Master Naturalists Cheryl Jennings and Sandra Bloom for a hands-on botanical field experience at the Eidolon Nature Preserve.
1. Review the natural history of ferns and how they are unique as a plant group.
2. Learn plant structures and botanical terms to effectively use field guides and identification keys.
3. Practice botanical observation skills while appreciating the diversity of ferns growing at Eidolon.
This event is open to anyone with an interest however it will be limited to 15 participants and registration is required.
Bring a hand lens if you have one. A field guide may be helpful but not necessary; reference material will be provided.
Please dress for the prevailing weather conditions, wear sturdy walking shoes or boots and bring along drinking water and bug spray.
Participants can meet in the parking lot at Eidolon Nature Preserve. The Preserve is located at the top of Sideling Hill Mountain, on Orleans Road, southwest of Great Cacapon. Detailed directions can be found on this website under Nature Preserves.
If you are interested in carpooling to Eidolon, meet Debbie Maiorano at the Food Lion parking lot in Inwood at 7:15. She will depart at 7:30 a.m. for Eidolon.
Please contact Krista Hawley at 703-303-1026 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.