NWETC Hosts Ethnobotany Class @ Arboretum

The Northwest Environmental Training Center is hosting a 4-hour class on Ethnobotany on  May 20th form 2:00 pm to  6:00 pm at the Washington Park Arboretum Greenhouse.

You must register for this class and can do so at this link:  http://eosalliance.org/schedule/event/ethnobotany-workshop. Class cost is $20 to $30 on a sliding scale based on ability to pay.

This 4-hour class consists of both a presentation and hands-on tour to help you begin to cultivate the use of native plants in your life. We will explore the use, cultural significance and relationship between humans and native plants in the Pacific Northwest. This class is great for both the beginning plant enthusiast and plant experts!

What to expect?

  • Discussions about the wildcrafting skills of indigenous people
  • We will look at ethnobotanical practices of tribes in the Pacific Northwest and the plants they use
  • In addition, we will explore how you interact with the flora that surrounds you
  • An informative stroll around the beautiful Washington State Arboretum
  • Take a close up and personal look, taste, smell and feel of our native flora

About the Instructor:  Lindsay Huettman loves being a part of the Wilderness Awareness School team in her roles as Outreach Coordinator, and Youth School Instructor. Her primary passion is connecting humans to wilderness through the use of native plants. She has a background in organic farming, landscaping, horse packing & training, homeschool support and is an avid plant enthusiast. Most of all she loves to sit in the woods and watch the leaves uncurl each spring.

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