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Natural History Society of Maryland

  • We talk with a biologist and a naturalist to learn why winter hiking can reveal a whole different terrain than warmer seasons, how to identify the trees on your block, and what busy beavers are up to this time of year!
  • Sharks are the fierce top dogs of the ocean yet they’re also one link in a delicate environmental system. When it’s tossed out of balance the result can be disaster. The Natural History Society of Maryland hopes to change how the public looks at sharks and to underscore their critical role in the world’s waters. That’s what Shark Fest is about!
  • Think your car gets good mileage? Blackpoll warblers, birds that weigh about one ounce during migration, achieve the equivalent of 720,000 miles per…
  • Wait! Don't squash that spider crawling inside your kitchen sink! Studying the creepy crawlers can lead to important findings about our environment. Two…
  • They’re creepy, they’re crawly and seeing even a tiny one can make more people than you might expect -- squirm, shriek or run from the room. We’re talking…
  • Warming weather is a great excuse to get outside. The Natural History Society of Maryland offers hands-on opportunities for lay people and experts to…