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11 May 2005

JSU Field Schools: Medicinal & Edible Plants Workshop May 28

Blackberry Flowers

For centuries, local residents and Native Americans have used hundreds of different species of medicinal plants found in our forests. Come learn about many of them with botanist Francine Hutchinson. This workshop will include demonstrations, short hikes, and instructions on herbal preparations.

Participants should bring a lunch and other light-hike needs. Pre-registration is required.

Spidar Wort

Extend your plans to include the "Botany Weekend" by attending the Friday and Saturday night free programs as well. DeSoto State Park offers lodge rooms & camp sites. This is a popular, interesting and fun weekend program.

  • Date: Saturday, May 28, 2005
  • Time of Event: 9:00 a.m.
  • Location of Event: DeSoto State Park
  • Admission Charge: $20 per person
For more information contact Renee Morrison, LRCFS, at 782-5697 or

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