Field Sampling Methods for the National Vegetation Classification (CANCELLED)
Registration Fee: $65
Equipment and Attire: Clothes suitable for outdoor field work (e.g., long pants) and sturdy walking shoes should be worn. A day pack for personal outdoor gear is recommended. Bring rain gear, water, and sun protection (hat, sun screen). Exposure to poison ivy and stinging/biting insects is possible; repellants are recommended. Walking distances will be minimal (up to 1/4 mile total walking), but exercises will be conducted off trails and occasionally on moderately steep hillsides.
Itinerary: 12:00 PM Depart Baltimore Convention Center 12:20 PM Arrive, entrance, Patapsco State Park (Avalon/Orange Grove areas) entrance (5260 South Street, Baltimore, MD (intersection of South Street and River Road)) 12:30 PM Arrive Cascade Falls parking area; lunch 1:00 Conduct vegetation field sampling exercises, Cascade Falls area 4:30 PM Depart Cascade Falls parking area 5:00 PM Arrive, Baltimore Convention Center