Medicinal Plants Walk

Community Happenings
Jul 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Friends of Sears Island host a free nature walk, “Common Medicinal Plants for the Family Medicine Cabinet,” led by clinical herbalists Steve Byers and Gretchen Heilman Piper. Explore Sears Island and learn about the incredible variety of medicinal trees, shrubs, and plants there, including native and invasive species. Dosage, time of harvest, and proper identification will be discussed, as well as plant conservation and sustainable harvest. Meet at kiosk on Sears Island Road off Route 1. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Bring water, a snack and insect repellent. No pets. Steady rain will cancel program. FMI, visit, or call Ashley at 207-975-3878.