New Meetup: River Stories with Potomac Conservancy

From: user 6.
Sent on: Friday, June 12, 2009 3:38 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for DC/MD/VA Outdoor Adventure Group!

What: River Stories with Potomac Conservancy

When: July 19,[masked]:00 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Eco-historian Hayden Mathews will give an interactive talk which will weave regional history, natural history, and geology to interpret the forces and events that shaped both the Potomac River and the people that have lived on its banks for the past 12,000 years.
The River Center is open Saturdays and Sundays from May 3 through October 18 from 10 am ?til 2 pm for tours of the lockhouse and interactive exhibits. Inside the River Center, the Conservancy installed a new exhibit, ?Backyard to the Bay,? that connects what happens on the land and the health of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. Visitors are guided by the Potomac Conservancy?s volunteer docents who lead tours, answer questions and discuss the historical and cultural significance of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River to the regional economy and the local quality of life.

For additional information about the River Center at Lockhouse 8, contact Bridget Chapin ([address removed]) or visit http://www.potomac.org/site/discover-rclh8/.


About Potomac Conservancy
Since 1993, the Potomac Conservancy has protected the health, beauty, and enjoyment of the Potomac River and its tributaries. Its conservation programs address the goals of improving water quality, protecting the river?s scenic integrity, enhancing recreational resources, and building an informed and engaged constituency, using a range of tools, including restoration, permanent protection, advocacy, and citizen education and engagement.

Learn more here:
http://adventurers.meetup.com/198/calendar/10639128/

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