Wild Mushroom Identification and Foraging - Fall Workshop #1 **SOLD OUT** Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Location: Merck Forest and Farmland Center Fee: $20
The fall mushroom season kicks off! This workshop will focus on foraging medicinal polypores, puffballs, hen of the wood, and many more. Safety, field guide comprehension, foraging techniques, and thorough identification will be paramount. Medicinal properties, potential toxicity and various culinary uses will be discussed.
Imagining the Dog’s Point of View Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room Fee: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
What is it like to be a dog? Dog cognition researcher and bestselling author Alexandra Horowitz describes her research into the perceptual and cognitive abilities of our faithful companions, and highlights her research into the dog’s impressive sense of smell (as well as the abilities of the human nose, by comparison).
Wild Mushroom Identification and Foraging - Fall Workshop #2 Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Location: Merck Forest and Farmland Center Fee: $20
Your last chance this year to learn what it takes to be a fungi awaits! We will be hunting for many mushrooms including hen of the wood, medicinal polypores, puffballs, corals, blewits, and so much more. As always, discussion will focus on safety, range, environmental factors, potential toxicity, and culinary applications.