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Fall Semester Homeschool Programs Ages 10-13

Remove Invasive Plants at Bok Tower Gardens Conservation Site (10/20/2017)

Pine Needle Basketry Class

Guided Night Hike

Medicinal Ethnobotany
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Long before commercial pharmaceuticals and widely available healthcare pioneers found ways to make use of various plants to solve or treat ailments. Visit Chinsegut for this look at the historical use of native plants and the role they played in shaping our pioneer settlement.

When: Friday, April 28, 2017
6:30 PM
Where: Chinsegut Conservation Center
23212 Lake Lindsey Rd
Brooksville, Florida  34601
United States
Contact: Gina Long (Philhower)
(352) 754-6722

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Sid Taylor has spent many years studying the historical values of various plants and the chemicals they contain that many modern medicines rely on or are synthetic versions of. Sid will introduce you to several plant families and discuss historical ethnobotany. This is a free program.