Montgomery Parks Virtual Speaker Series Spotlights Maryland’s Rare and Endangered Species

by MCS Staff

Join naturalist Kerry Wixted on January 30, 2023, at 11 a.m. to learn about Maryland’s rare, threatened and endangered species.

Montgomery Parks invites the public to the January 2023 virtual session of its Parks Speaker Series on the topic of rare, threatened and endangered species in Maryland. The free session will take place online on January 30, 2023, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. During this presentation, Kerry Wixted will discuss the over 1,200 species that have been listed as rare, threatened, or endangered in Maryland and how the Maryland Natural Heritage Program ranks and manages rare species across the state. She will also cover a few ways to help with the conservation of rare species and their habitats.

WHAT:           Montgomery Parks Speaker Series:

                        On the Brink: Maryland’s Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species


WHO:             The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:           Monday, January 30, 2023 | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

WHERE:         The session will be held online, and a link will be sent to registrants the day before the session.

About the Speaker

Kerry Wixted is a Maryland naturalist with over 15 years of experience studying flora and fauna of Maryland. She has previously worked for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and has taught classes for Nature Forward’s Natural History Field Studies Program. Kerry holds a B.S. degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Management from Frostburg State University and an M.S. degree in Biology from West Virginia University.



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