Anyone can learn to identify the trees, wildflowers, lichen, and other living things in the forest known as the “Great North Woods” of Greenbelt, Maryland. With over 200 photographs, this field guide by Owen Kelley can be your companion as you hike the forest, helping you to distinguish moss from clubmoss and black gum from black cherry. The ecological role of individual species is described, as is their history on this site. This book is full of wild shapes and colors, the forest in various seasons, weather, and light.

100 Wild Things

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10B Crescent Rd.

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Open Sundays 1-5 pm

Admission $5 or under

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Lenore Thomas Straus Exhibit

Greenbelt Community Center

15 Crescent Rd. 

Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Greenbelt Museum Office

15 Crescent Road

Greenbelt, Maryland 20770


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Preserving and sharing the New Deal history of an experimental planned community built by FDR in suburban Maryland in 1937 and still thriving today.