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Nature

Eden Mill Nature Center

Field Trip: Eden Mill Nature Center Location: 1617 Eden Mill RdPylesville MD 21132 Contact: 410-836-3050 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: Explore the world of the Piedmont by seeing up close our collection of mounted animals: beavers, otters, minks, muskrats, blackbears, hawks, song birds, raccoons, opposums, red fox, grey fox, and many more. … Continue reading »

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Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Field Trip: Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo Location: 13019 Catoctin Furnace RoadThurmont MD 21788 Contact: 301-271-4922 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: The Catoctin Wildlife Park & Zoo is home to 1100 animals that represent 319 species not including amphibians, fish and invertebrates. Among them are bears to boas, lions to lemurs, macaws … Continue reading »

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Carrie Murray Nature Center

Field Trip: Carrie Murray Nature Center Location: Nature 1901 Ridgetop RoadBaltimore, MD 21207 Contact: 410-396-0808 Grades: Preschool-12 View Larger Map About the Museum: The Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks established the Carrie Murray Nature Center in the late 1980’s after receiving a generous donation from baseball legend Eddie Murray. The Nature Center, dedicated … Continue reading »

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Museum of Natural History

Field Trip: Museum of Natural History Location: 1400 Constitution Avenue NEWashington D.C., 20002 Contact: 202-633-1000 Grades: Pre-School and up View Larger Map About the Museum: Check the Natural History museum’s website for current exhibits, in addition to the following permanent ones. Visit the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s Educator’s Resource page for a large number … Continue reading »

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Flag Ponds Nature Park

Field Trip: Flag Ponds Nature Park Location: 1525 Flag Ponds ParkwayLusby, Maryland Contact: 410-586-1477 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: Fossil hunters will enjoy Flag Ponds, a park with two ponds, observation platforms, a fishing pier, and a variety of trails that will take you on either a short hike to … Continue reading »

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C&O Canal National Historic Park

Field Trip: Great Falls Tavern Visitor’s Centeron the C&O Canal Location: 11710 MacArthur BlvdPotomac, MD 20854 Contact: 301-767-3714 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: Since 1849, nominal discoveries of gold have been reported across Maryland. While the former gold mines are now closed to the public, there is still lots to … Continue reading »

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