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Weekend #4

Location: Southwestern Washington (Ridgefield and Nisqually). Overnight camp.

  • Travel south to Nisqually

  • Plant walks covering edible, medicinal and wildlife plants as well as utilitarian uses. Focus on oak and prarie ecosystems

  • Harvesting plants on the annual harvest schedule for June

  • Making plant based, natural ink

  • Processing and storing acorns

  • Natural medicines: Understanding human physiology

  • Introduction to plant/nature sit spots. Learning how to observe not only the plants, but how they interact with the ecology around them.

  • Botanical terms and plant family identification tips

Earlier Event: May 18
Weekend #3
Later Event: July 26
Weekend #5