Nature Connections: Turtles & Snakes

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Natural History Society of Maryland

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Turtles and snakes are featured at this ‘Nature Connections’. Ongoing between 1:00-4:00 – Visit with more live turtles and snakes with NHSM expert herpetologists Tim Hoen and Tom Scollins. Tim promises to bring his 100 lb alligator snapping turtle too!

Join us at 1:15 for a presentation on turtles by Ray Bosmans, President of MATTS (Mid-Atlantic Turtle & Tortoise Society), featuring several live turtles to observe.

The program is suitable for children and adults.

FREE ADMISSION / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED

About the ‘Nature Connections’ series of the Natural History Society of Maryland:
‘Nature Connections’ are free, Sunday afternoon programs with fun, hands on activities and explorations to help nature enthusiasts, families, and children connect with nature. Each ‘Nature Connection’ features:
— an in-depth presentation by a professional in the science / naturalist field, suited for an adult audience (beginners are welcome!)
— hands-on displays of specimens and artifacts, including taxidermy from our collections – staffed by knowledgeable enthusiasts to help guide your exploration and answer your questions
— live critters for many of the events
— indoor and outdoor activities tailored for families and children, including crafts
— And always, our NHSM professionals are on hand to chat with you and you are invited to browse our natural history collections on permanent display at the Center