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NHSM Fall Book Club: Snorkeling Rivers and Streams: An Aquatic Guide to Underwater Discovery and Adventure

  • 05 Sep 2020
  • 10:00 AM
  • 10 Nov 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom


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If you love natural history and reading, then this book club is for you. The NHSM Book Club will feed your curiosity in all things natural history. This effort is about community as well. We will meet regularly via Zoom to discuss the book with each other, the author or other subject experts. This program is open to NHSM members only as a member benefit. Not a member, join today to gain access to this opportunity, other special events as well as program discounts and early bird registration periods.

This fall’s book is, Snorkeling Rivers and Streams: An Aquatic Guide to Underwater Discovery and Adventure by Marylander, Keith Williams who has graciously agreed to join us for three interactive Q&A’s, October 13 (CH1-4), October 28 (CH 5-8) and November 10 (Ch 9-12).   NOTE: The publisher is currently offering a 22% discount on the cover price of the book via Amazon. To further support NHSM, sign up for Amazon Smile and select Natural History Society of Maryland as your charity of choice and a percentage of everything you purchase via Amazon will be donated to NHSM.

Snorkeling Rivers and Streams takes readers on an underwater nature hike and chronicle adventures and discoveries in our amazing freshwaters. This how-to-do-it book is a perfect introduction to the growing sport of river snorkeling. Readers will experience the thrills, excitement, and discoveries that can be found underwater and learn about the aquatic life of fish, insects, snakes, frogs, and turtles that live below the surface.

Keith Williams is executive director of NorthBay, an outdoor education program based in northeastern Maryland. Keith has a BS in environmental biology and MS in ecological teaching from Lesley University Audubon Expedition Institute. He worked as an environmental biologist for the U.S. Army before starting his career in education. He has snorkeled extensively in rivers across the United States, has developed river snorkeling–based science curriculum, and works with the U.S. Forest Service to develop river snorkeling programs in a growing number of states including Vermont, Virginia, Alabama, Florida, Colorado, Oregon, South Carolina, and Puerto Rico. He lives in northeastern Maryland, near the lower Susquehanna River.

The Natural History Society of Maryland is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and contributions are tax-deductible.

The mission of the Natural History Society of Maryland is to foster stewardship of Maryland’s natural heritage by conserving its natural history collections, educating its citizenry, and inspiring its youth to pursue careers in the natural sciences.

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