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Cricket crawl, bat walk, and other Maryland green events

There are 10 bat species in Maryland, and the Indiana Bat is one of them
There are 10 bat species in Maryland, and the Indiana Bat is one of themBy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters (Indiana bats Uploaded by Dolovis) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville will be holding Who Polluted the Patapsco? on Aug 19. It will run 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program will start with a short hike to the river. There will be an interactive story about how human activities pollute rivers, as well as a model showing the same thing. The program is for all age and attendees should meet at the Hilton Nature Center. For more information, e-mail patapsco.statepark@maryland.gov or call (410) 461-5005.

The Maryland Native Plants Society will hold its Western Mountains Chapter Meeting and Program on Aug 19. It will be held at the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, and it will start at 7 p.m. The program will start with a MNPS chapter business meeting, that will be followed by a talk on the wildflowers native to Garrett and Allegany Counties. The event is open to the public. To learn more, e-mail info@MDFlora.org.

The CEU Learning Center is offering the Virtual Green Expo on Aug 20 and 21. The hours on both days will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics will include water conservation, historic restoration, energy modeling, and creating a healthy indoor environment. The Expo is free, but registration is required. To learn more, visit www.thevirtualgreenexpo.com.

The Cylburn Arboretum is holding a Bat Walk on Aug 21. It will start at 7 p.m. Participants will meet at the Vollmer Center and see a presentation about bats. A guide will then take visitors on a walk around the grounds to observe the bats in the area. Admission costs $5.00 a person. For more information, e-mail info@cylburnassociation.org or call (410) 367-2217.

The Natural History Society of Maryland is holding the Cricket Crawl 2014: Evening Sound Census of Singing Insects on Aug 22. It will be held at the Maryland Naturalist Center in Baltimore 8 - 9:30 p.m. Participants will walk through an Overlea neighborhood listening for eight species of crickets and katydids. The results will help scientists document these insects' distribution. Aug 23 will be a rain date. To learn more, visit www.meetup.com/marylandnature/events/195600872.

The Natural History Society of Maryland is holding the Cricket Crawl 2014: Evening Sound Census of Singing Insects on Aug 22. It will be held at the Banneker Historical Park & Museum in Catonsville 8 - 9:30 p.m. Participants will hike and listen for eight species of crickets and katydids. The results will help scientists document these insects' distribution. Aug 23 will be a rain date. To learn more, visit www.meetup.com/marylandnature/events/195599632.