More than 100 black vultures were found dead of avian flu near Fisherman's Park, near the border of Harford and Cecil counties. Read this article by Tim Swift. Several hiking trails have been closed near Conowingo Dam to prevent contact with bodily fluids or droppings from the birds. The public is asked to avoid contact … Continue reading Vultures found dead of avian flu
These are additional images of our board members sorting chestnut tree seedlings. All were distributed the following weekend. Find the full information about sorting at these links: American Chestnut Seedling Giveaway (2022), American Chestnut Seedlings Giveaway on Earth Day, and Sorting chestnut tree seedlings, 2021. (Click on title of post to view the images.)
A free 4 hour workshop will be held on Thursday, May 26 at the Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park. (See image below.) The White Oak Initiative is a diverse coalition of partners committed to the long-term sustainability of America's white oak forests as well as the economic, social and environmental benefits they provide. Find out more … Continue reading White Oak Initiative Workshop, May 26, 2022
When a giant moth, just out of its cocoon, lands on a young lady's hand, she sits quietly and places the insect in a protective spot for the night. The following morning the moth's rescuer spots her with a male. When a storm approaches, the girl provides shelter in a tent for the moth, who, … Continue reading A Giant Moth Trusts Her Rescuer
DNR and Baltimore County Forestry Board gave away free trees on Earth Day 2022. The Forestry Board gave away 362 American Chestnut seedlings which were spread across the state of Maryland as an on- going distribution of American Chestnuts with the cooperation of the Am. Chestnut Society in bundles of 50. Over the last 10 … Continue reading American Chestnut Seedlings Giveaway
Contrast these two images of a pristine shoreline in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and along the Danube River near Belgrade. Earth Day has never been more important.