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2014 Draft Management Plan

Event Calendar

For more information about the events below, email PatapscoFriend@gmail.com.

Click here to register for any event.

September 2014

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University of Maryland Baltimore County Student Service Fair.  Come and visit PHG’s exhibit!

 

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10:30 am – 1 pm

Howard Community College Student Service Learning Fair.  Come and visit PHG’s exhibit.

 

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12 pm

Stream Watch Talk to Ellicott City Rotary Club for their newly adopted stream along the Tiber-Hudson in the historic district of Ellicott City.    Tersequels Restaurant.  Training restricted to Rotary Club Members only.

 

6-7:30 pm

PHG General Board Meeting.  Belmont Carriage House Conference Room in Elkridge.  PHG Board members and staff.  Visitors are welcome but must email PHG President in advance.

 

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River Cleanup in Partnership with Structural Group employees will be rescheduled in November at a time TBD.  Location:  Patapsco River  in Orange Grove Area of Patapsco State Park.  Other volunteers are welcome to join us too.  Participants may register by clicking here.

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10 am – 1 pm

CSI (Creek Scene Investigation) Workshop along Deep Run.  CSI “Creek Scene Investigation” workshop.   Outdoor workshop to learn how to determine water quality through observance of macroinvertebrates and simple chemical tests.  Training restricted to adults only.  Participation includes training for current PHG stream watchers and other interested adults interested in becoming stream watchers.  Discover how to determine the stream’s water quality based on the “critters” found living in the stream and some simple chemical tests. Pre-registration required.  Participants may register by clicking here.

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All Day

Robinson Nature Center’s Open House.  Come and visit PHG’s exhibit!

 

1-4 pm

CSI (Creek Scene Investigation) Workshop with 4-H Club along Coopers Branch-Oella.  Participation restricted to PHG trained stream team volunteers and 4-H Club students & parents and current PHG stream watch volunteers.  For more information, click here.

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10:45 am – 1 pm

River Cleanup, Watershed Scavenger Hunt & Water Quality Testing with Hollifield Station Elementary School.   Patapsco River in Daniels Area of Patapsco State Park.  Students, Teachers, Parents and authorized PHG stream captains only.  For more information, click here.

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9:30 am – 12:30 pm

National Park Land Day.  Watershed Cleanup in Ilchester Area of Patapsco State Park land in partnership with St. Johns Church & Other PHG Friends.  Location off Ilchester and River Roads in Ellicott City/Catonsville.   Participants may register by clicking here.

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1-4 pm

English Ivy Removal from trees in partnership with Tree Savers of Catonsville & CCBC.  Location:  CCBC Catonsville Campus, 800 South Rolling Road, Catonsville.  Follow posted signs to direct you to site on campus, and park in white marked spaces only.  For more information click here.  Volunteers may register by clicking here.

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October 2014

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10 am – 11:30 am

Stream Watcher Volunteer Training   Location:  Historic Belmont Carriage House Conference Room, 6553 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge, MD 21075.  Make a difference – Adopt a section of the lower Patapsco River or a stream near your home or a place you love to visit!  Attend this free workshop to learn about how you can keep our streams clean and to monitor/report problems to local officials.   Registration required by clicking here.

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10 am – 1 pm

Final tree maintenance at Thistle Branch.  Location off Frederick Road in Catonsville.  Wire fencing and posts will be removed, along with final weeding and mulching along this riparian buffer.   Participants may register by clicking here.

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Columbus Day.  PHG office closed.

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Marking of tree locations.  PHG staff or trained stream team volunteers only.

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10 am – 2 pm

Prep work for Saturday, October 18 Tree Planting.  15 volunteers needed to help set up and receive tree supplies. Participants may register by clicking here.

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10 am – 1 pm

Tree Planting on Patapsco Valley State Park Land.  Tentative location off Landing Road.  Howard County - 100 volunteers needed. Participants may register by clicking here.

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1-4 pm

Tree maintenance for trees near Patapsco State Park Visitor’s Center.  Location: Avalon Area of Park.  Weeding and mulching will be conducted along this reforestation area near the river. Participants may register by clicking here.

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10 am – 1 pm

Watershed cleanup.  Location TBA. Participants may register by clicking here.

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1-4 pm

Make up day for any previously scheduled event that was cancelled due to rain.

 

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Marking of tree locations.  PHG staff or trained stream team volunteers only.

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10 am – 2 pm

Prep work for Saturday, November 1 Tree Planting.  15 volunteers needed to help set up and receive tree supplies. Participants may register by clicking here

 

 

 

 

November 2014

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10 am – 1 pm

Tree Planting on Patapsco Valley State Park Land.  Tentative location near Lost Lake Area in Avalon Area.  100 volunteers needed. Participants may register by clicking here.

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Benjamin Banneker’s 283rd birthday celebration

 

10 am – 1 pm

Stream Cleanup with Lockheed Martin Employees & other PHG Friends.  Location TBA.  Participants may register by clicking here

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The National Road: From Indian Trail to Interstate

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Catonsville Heritage Trails: from trolleys to trails

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Veterans Day.  PHG offices closed.

 

History of Patapsco State Park

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Dam Removal along lower Patapsco River

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Native Americans in the Patapsco Valley

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Daniels: A Town Remembered

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The True Nature of Ellicott City – a walking geology tour

 

10 am – 1 pm

Watershed cleanup.  Location TBA. Participants may register by clicking here.

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Colonial holiday at Historic Belmont Manor

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Thanksgiving Day.  PHG offices closed.

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