University of Maryland Extension

Junior Master Naturalists

Club Type:  Community Club - emphasis on learning all about nature.  If you like to spend time outsde learning about nature, this club is for you! We expect our members to actively participate in service projects for the park, fundraising for the club, and actively learn about the natural world around us.  

Our members learn the following about the natural world and how they all interact:  -Mushrooms (Mycology), -Rocks and Fossils (Geology), -How the Moon affects the natural world (Astronomy), -Spring Wildflowers (Botany), -Stream Critters (Aquatic Ecology), -Mountain, Piedmont, and Coastal Ecology, -Fireflies (Entomology), -Birds (Orinithology), -Bears, Foxes, and Deer (Mammalogy), -Snakes and Salamanders (Herpetology), -Native American History (Archeology) -Conservation of Maryland's Forests, Lakes, and Streams, -How to take care of your local State Parks.

Community Location:  Thurmont

Club Leader:  Sarah May-Anderson, Catherine Massie

Phone Number:  818-425-0475, 240-385-6338

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Meeting Location: Manor Visitor Center, Cunningham Falls State Park
                            6709 Cunningham Falls Park; Thurmont, MD 21788

Meeting Time:  First Sunday of the month at 10:00 am - 1:00 p.m.

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