Featured Events

25May
2019

Knowing Native Plants: Flowering Shrubs

Saturday, May 25From $15.00 18 Qty Available
The Mid-Atlantic region has a stunning display of spring flowering...
25May
2019

Weed Patrol

Saturday, May 25Free 16 Qty Available
Join Grounds Manager Rick Fonda for a great way to...
01Jun
2019

Weed Patrol

Saturday, June 1Free 16 Qty Available
Join Grounds Manager Rick Fonda for a great way to...

Featured Events

02Jun
2019

Behind-the-Scenes Nursery Tour

Sunday, June 2 - 12:00 pmFrom $6.00 11 Qty Available
Join Preserve Nursery Manager Jake Fitzpatrick for a walk-through of the Preserve's growing area. Normally closed to all visitors, this is your chance to see how we grow our precious native plants. Learn how we propagate seeds and care for our native perennials all year long. You will also pot a native perennial to take home!
15Jun
2019 Invasive species ID and management

Invasive Species ID and Management

Saturday, June 15 - 9:30 amFrom $15.00 16 Qty Available
Join us to discover the Preserve’s most unwanted plants. In this session, you will learn about the problems caused by invasive plants, which species are of concern at the Preserve and beyond, and the methods we are using to control these exotic intruders. Naturalist Mary Anne Borge will introduce you to invasive plants through an indoor presentation and Curator Jason Ksepka will join Mary Anne to lead you on an outdoor walk. Walk is weather dependent. Advance registration required by Thursday, June 12.
20Jun
2019 Children's Summer Reading Program - Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 20 - 10:00 amFrom $0.00 6 Qty Available
Join us to explore nature’s alphabet! We will read exciting books about the outdoors, take hikes through the Preserve in search of the plants and critters in our stories, and make nature crafts to bring home. This program is appropriate for ages 3 through 8. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Each session is unique, so join us for as many as you like! Fees: Members: FREE; Non-members: $7 for one child with adult + $3 for each additional child Registration Information: This event is held every Thursday from June 20 through August 15; 10 -11:15 am. Advance registration required by the Tuesday prior to each program.
22Jun
2019 Maidenhair Fern - Jason Ksepka

Collections Walk: The Fern Trail

Saturday, June 22 - 10:00 amFrom $8.00 11 Qty Available
Dr. Edgar Wherry planted nearly 100 species of native ferns during his tenure at the Preserve. Over the years, their numbers have dwindled but many beautiful examples remain. Take a walk with local fern expert Janet Novac to explore the Fern Trail while learning its colorful history and our ongoing restoration efforts.

Featured Events

02Jun
2019

Behind-the-Scenes Nursery Tour

Sunday, June 2From $6.00 11 Qty Available
Join Preserve Nursery Manager Jake Fitzpatrick for a walk-through of...
15Jun
2019 Invasive species ID and management

Invasive Species ID and Management

Saturday, June 15From $15.00 16 Qty Available
Join us to discover the Preserve’s most unwanted plants. In...
20Jun
2019 Children's Summer Reading Program - Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 20From $0.00 6 Qty Available
Join us to explore nature’s alphabet! We will read exciting...