The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a field trip to the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 2. The hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will explore the arboretum and learn to identify winter trees. Visitors should dress for the weather and bring a snack and water. For more information, contact Mary Pat Rowan at email@example.com or (202) 526-8821.
The Sierra Club seeks volunteers to remove invasive plants at the Greenbelt National Park in Prince Georges County on Feb. 2. The hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers will be hand-pulling invasives like Japanese honeysuckle and Mile-a-minute weed. Participants should dress for the weather and bring lunch, water, and work gloves. For more information, contact Tom Crone at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 864-1959.
The Baltimore Green Fest will be held at the Mt. Washington School on Feb. 2. The hours are 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Local businesses and non-profits will offer their goods and services. There will be a presentation about how schools can go green. There will also be workshops covering such topics as native plants, watershed restoration, and energy efficiency. For more information, contact Whitney at email@example.com or (410) 929-6172.
The International Sea Turtle Society is holding a Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Over 1000 participants from 75+ countries are expected to attend. Registration is required. Tickets range from $100.00 to $250.00. For more information, visit http://iconferences.seaturtle.org.