Fern Walk at Eidolon Nature Preserve

  • Saturday, May 30, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Eidolon Nature Preserve, Morgan County
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What: Fern Walk 

Where: Eidolon Nature Preserve in Morgan County

When: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Cost: Free

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.  

Participants will:

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 adultprograms@potomacaudubon.org with any questions you may have.

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Yankauer Nature Preserve (Berkeley County)
Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
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Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
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