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Meredith Maloney

June 2022

Birds of the Chesapeake Bay

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Students investigate what makes birds different from other animals, and why they are so special. Students learn how to use both their sight and hearing to identify common birds of the Chesapeake Bay, and how to use tools like binoculars and identification guides to do so. Students will leave this course as competent and curious birders. Courses will start promptly at the time they are scheduled. Parents/Guardians must attend with your student. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and a water bottle.…

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Pollinator Plants, Insects, and Animals

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Students learn the conditions needed for plants to grow, and how plants are dependent upon pollinators to reproduce. They visit several types of pollinator habitats, look for diversity and abundance of pollinators, and learn to identify which pollinators pollinate which plants here in Havre de Grace. Students learn how seeds are dispersed by insects, animals, natural/human forces. Courses will start promptly at the time they are scheduled. Parents/Guardians must attend with your student. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and a water…

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July 2022

Native, Non-Native, and Pioneer Plant Species

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

What does it mean to be a non-native species? What are native and pioneering plants? Understand the benefits that plants have in shaping our environment and the drawbacks some plants pose. Students work together to learn how plant communities interact within our environment. Field techniques are explored to identify and survey plant biodiversity and why that is important for the greater ecosystem. Courses will start promptly at the time they are scheduled. Parents/Guardians must attend with your student. Bring sunscreen,…

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