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Stones, Bones and Metal

       March 11th     

Friends Members Only Program

WHAT: A fascinating exploration of old pre-military building ruins, cemeteries and military places on the North Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge. This won’t be the typical tour, since we will go where few venture to go.  For more information select picture for more information and  a printable flyer.

WHEN:  Saturday, March 11, 2017; 8:45 AM–12 Noon. 


WHERE:  Participants will meet at North Tract Contact Station at 8:45 AM. Tour will take about 2 and ½ hours. Note:  if it’s raining hard, we will try to reschedule the tour. 

WHAT TO WEAR & BRING:  Comfortable hiking shoes, long-sleeve shirt, hat; camera, water, and a sense of discovery.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDCall 301-497-5887 to register.  Space is limited to only 8 people.

NOTE:  Travel will be in USFWS 4x4 vehicles and over some rough roads. There will be some hiking on non-maintained roads and trails.  For more information contact Dennis Green at   All visitors to North Tract must check in at the North Tract Visitor Contact Station, and we will sign in as a group.

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