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Medicinal Plant Walk

Jun 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM

Rochester Hollow Trail
51-23 Matyas Road
Big Indian, NY 12410

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The guided Medicinal Plant Walk starts at 9:00am and is roughly 3.5 hours long. There is only one session with a maximium number of 8 (eight) participants. 

Please register each participant separately, meaning one person per order. This is a FREE offering from AWSMP to residents of the Ashokan Watershed. No credit card details will be requested. 

Ages 16 and older only. Youth participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Signed liability release waivers will be collected in advance in order to participate. Each session will have a maximum of 15 participants. 

This event is held outdoors, rain or shine. If inclement weather poses hazards to the health and safety of our participants, we will notify via email as soon as it becomes clear (or call the number on your registration form should there be changes at the last minute). Attendees are required to bring their own water bottle, hat, sunscreen, bugspray, and closed-toe shoes. Footwear that can get wet or dirty is recommended. Please leave your pets at home.

Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Programs are designed for residents and landowners of the Ashokan Watershed

AWSMP is a is a join effort between Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, the Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District, and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunitiy, affirmative action educator and employer.

 

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General Terms

Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Programs are designed for residents and landowners of the Ashokan Watershed. If you are interested in participating despite meeting this criteria, please contact our event administrators. 

Please leave pets at home. 

Please arrive promptly so we may begin each session on time.

Cancellation Policy

We know that things come up unexpectedly, and cancelations happen. Please be respectful of others who would like to participate, and notify our team as soon as you determine you can no longer attend. Often our events have a waitlist and we work diligently to fill all spots to the best of our ability. 

Email Sophie Grant at sag327@cornell.edu, or call the AWSMP office at 845-688-3047 ext 100 to cancel you registration. 

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Event Summary

A half-day guided Medicinal Plant Walk identifying various plants, trees, and ferns all along the trail and stream. 

Participants are invited to discuss what plants could benefit their personal health, or the health of family and friends. Herbs or roots will be harvested for a cup of tea. This will be a hands-on experience meant to connect people with the living landscape.

Walk guide Poppy Jones (Narragansett Nation) is grateful for his forest life. He grew up in the (Onteoras) Catskill mountains, fishing, hunting, and growing gardens, leading a life close to nature. Jones has over 15 years of experience in plant medicine and foraging. Jones connects with the forest by quietly listening to subtle communication through flora, fungi, trees, and ferns. Jones now teaches and mentors students, friends, and family in herbal medicine at resorts, camps, spiritual centers, foraging walks, reservations, and universities.

Event Details

Registration is required for this fascinating exploration of plant science and the healing power of plants. 

Click on the red button above to register. This is a FREE offering from AWSMP to residents of the Ashokan Watershed. No credit card details will be requested. 

This program is part of the 2024 Ashokan Watershed Conference, a series of nature-based experiences surrounding the theme Conservation Through Connection. Visit our website for the full schedule of events. 

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