Native Plants/Ethnobotany

Duration:
2 Hours
Transport:
Shuttle Van
Tour Type:
Nature Immersion
Group size:
6 Maximum
Activity Level:
1. Casual
Skill Level:
1. Beginner

$65

Discount:
  • August 1, 2021
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Schedule

2pm Shuttle leaves the Recreation Northwest office downtown Bellingham. 1126 N Forest St, Bellingham, WA 98225 https://g.page/RecreationNorthwest?share

2:30am Nature Immersion starts at Woodstock Farm

4pm Return Shuttle to Recreation Northwest office

Your Experience

Casual Creek Fauna Flora Forest
Shuttle Skills Walking

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Description

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 an appetite!

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.