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“A Forest Journey” Showcases the Importance of Trees

October 3, 2017

“A Forest Journey” Showcases the Importance of Trees

Whether you climb from them, swing from them or take refuge under their leafy canopies, forests do so much more than provide entertainment. To increase awareness of the mighty forest and its importance, Brookside Nature Center is hosting the exhibit, A Forest Journey.

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Five Tips for a Perfect Fall Picnic

September 28, 2017

Five Tips for a Perfect Fall Picnic

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Whether you’re grilling burgers with all the fixings or just enjoying a light sandwich, these tips can help make your fall picnic picture perfect!

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Meet the Dairy Queen of Montgomery County

September 14, 2017

Meet the Dairy Queen of Montgomery County

The King Dairy Barn MOOseum, located in South Germantown, is committed to keeping the history of the dairy cow alive. With a collection of antique farm equipment and life-size replica cows, the museum shares the story of the cows’ importance in local history.

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Montgomery County Department of Parks and Planning Transform Silver Spring Parking Spaces into Parklet for PARK(ing) Day on September 15, 2017

September 13, 2017

Montgomery County Department of Parks and Planning Transform Silver Spring Parking Spaces into Parklet for PARK(ing) Day on September 15, 2017

Stop by the parklet for some fun, games and to learn more about happenings and events for Montgomery Parks and Montgomery County Planning Department.

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Bike Share Program Launches in Montgomery Parks

August 24, 2017

Bike Share Program Launches in Montgomery Parks

Montgomery Parks has teamed up with Zagster, Inc. to bring a bike share program to the Parks. The program, which launched in Black Hill Regional Park and Wheaton Regional Park, connects visitors with trails, amenities and nature.

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A Small Farm Fulfilling a Big Mission

July 17, 2017

A Small Farm Fulfilling a Big Mission

Red Wiggler Community Farm, a Montgomery Parks Partner, is a certified organic farm situated on 12 acres of land within Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park. Founded in 1996 by Woody Woodroof, Red Wiggler is an inspiring place where people with and without developmental disabilities come together to work, learn, and grow.

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Poison Ivy in Montgomery Parks

July 17, 2017

Poison Ivy in Montgomery Parks

Montgomery Parks asks the public to be on the lookout for poison ivy in the parks! Learn more at a free educational session on July 27, 10 a.m. at Meadowside Nature Center in Rockville.

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