Stanley Eugene Hindman

Last month at the November Open Mic Night it was brought to our attention that Stan Hindman was about to celebrate his 100th birthday on Dec. 2. Read more

Fall Activities on the Nature Trail

If you walk along the Nature Trail, be sure to notice the new erosion control branches staked into the hillside just downstream of the covered bridge. Members of the UMBC Lambda Chi Alpha service fraternity completed this backbreaking work during our recent Fall Trail & Stream Clean-up Day. Read more

Nature Trail Clean-Up

The latest Nature Trail Committee news is our Fall Clean-up of the Trail and Stream. On Saturday, October 10, 23 people participated in a 2-hour weekend clean-up. Then on Wednesday, October 14, ten people participated in our weekday 2-hour clean-up. Read more

Butterfly Garden and Milkweed

The Nature Trail continues to be a serene place to take a walk on the Charlestown campus. During the summer it has been at least 10 degrees cooler than upper, sunnier areas. A couple of trees came down across the western end of the Trail in July, but they were quickly removed by Grounds personnel. Read more

Nature Trail Updates

The Nature Trail Committee’s Trail and Stream Clean-up Day on June 6 was not only a resounding success, but also a fun work day, with 19 persons participating. We worked on cleaning Herbert Run and its tributaries, removing downed trees from the stream, pulling garlic mustard weeds, erosion control on the hillside above the Trail, clearing portions of the Trail, picking up trash by the Lake Trail, and weeding the Butterfly Garden. Read more