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Weekend #2

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 September
  • Making plant based, natural ink
  • Processing and storing acorns
  • Harvest edible and medicinal mushrooms
  • 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: August 12
Weekend #1
Later Event: October 14
Weekend #3