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Early Spring Wildflower Walk at the Ferry Hill Ridge Trails
Saturday, April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Walk Leaders: Mary Duke, Wanda Miller and Kathy Bilton
This event is free and open to the public, however, in order to follow the best practice local, state and national guidelines, registration is required and limited to 15 participants (small groups will be formed). Please register below and note the following guidelines:
- Registration is required and limited to 15 participants (if you can no longer attend, please notify firstname.lastname@example.org so that others may attend)
- Outdoor only (no bathrooms will be available)
- Masks must be worn when in a group setting
- Respect the 6 feet+ apart/physical distancing guidelines
- If you are sick or have been sick within the past two weeks (or been around anyone else that is sick), please stay home
PVMN Continuing Education Re-Cert Eligible
This two-hour walk is free and open to the public; however, registration is required.
Join Mary Duke, Wanda Miller and Kathy Bilton, for a spring ephemeral wildflower walk at the Ferry Hill Ridge Trail and along the C&O Canal.
Participants will meet at the Ferry Hill Mansion parking area at the top of the hill just over the bridge across from Shepherdstown at 10:00am. Directions and more information about Ferry Hill Plantation can be found here: https://www.canaltrust.org/pyv/ferry-hill-plantation/
This Wildflower Walk, which is held to coincide with the peak of the early spring wildflower season, will offer something for everyone; advanced and beginner/families alike. During April, a wide variety of wildflowers will be on display, including bloodroot, spring beauties, Dutchman’s breeches, rue anemone, twinleaf, cut-leaf toothwort and trout lily.
We will be breaking the participants up into smaller groups for the walk in order to ensure adequate physical distancing.
While the C&O Canal tends to be fairly even, the trails around Ferry Hill are primitive, so wear sturdy walking shoes. Children are welcome with adult accompaniment. Please leave pets at home. And thank you for leaving the wildflowers for all to enjoy!
Please contact Krista Hawley at email@example.com or 681-252-1387 with any questions you may have.