Native Plants/Ethnobotany

Duration:
2 Hours
Tour Type:
Nature Immersion
Group size:
6 Maximum
Activity Level:
2. Easy Active
Skill Level:
1. Beginner

$50

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  • January 22, 2022
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Schedule

10am Meet at the Fairhaven Park Upper Shelter 107 Chuckanut Dr N, Bellingham, WA 98225 https://goo.gl/maps/gYn4Kp5Qk4JP5XUW7

10:15am Native Plants/Ethnobotany walk begins

12pm Return to Parking Lot at Upper Shelter

Your Experience

Creek Fauna Flora Forest Walking

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Description

Identifying vegetation in the winter time can be tricky. Come learn about different ways of identifying trees when their leaves have fallen!

Do you ever go wandering in the woods wondering what plants/trees you are walking by or under? Have you ever considered eating some of those plants? Join our guide as they take you on a short stroll identifying some of these native plants. They will also focus on how indigenous people have used these plants for medicinal and traditional purposes, and still continue to use them. Your guide will also teach you how to properly identify some of these edible plants, so bring you appetite! 

We as an organization are adhering to the latest scientific data and safety measures regarding Covid-19 in alignment with the local health department. With all this in mind, we acknowledge the benefits of getting outside in nature with respect to mental health.

 

Your Guide

Caleb Savage

Caleb originally hails from Massachusetts, however, he has been living in Washington since the winter of 2019. A recent resident of Bellingham, he has been immersed in the field of Environmental Education for the past 7-8 years. He has taught hands-on science inquiry-based lessons to all ages in a diverse range of ecosystems throughout the country. He has also led backpacking and whitewater rafting expeditions while helping his participants gain a sense of place. He has a passion for the local community, the environment, and encourages his participants to be present in the here and now when exploring the outdoors. When Caleb is not working you may find him exploring the wilderness around Mount Baker or the Chuckanuts, biking through Bellingham, going to see live music, and creating delicious food.