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Foraging for Wild Plants with Tom Seymour at the CCLC

Posted July 21, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Road, Trescott Township, Maine

For more information: 207-733-2233; cclc.me

On Friday, August 22, from 2:00-5:00pm, the Cobscook Community Learning Center will offer a wild plant foraging workshop with well known Maine plant author Tom Seymour. The workshop incorporates a digital presentation featuring wild edible plants lasting approximately one hour followed by a question-and-answer session. Following the presentation, the class will walk local trails where Tom will find and identify useful wild plants and discuss their uses.

Tom Seymour is a magazine and newspaper columnist, book author, naturalist and forager. His current magazine work includes regular columns for The Maine Sportsman and Fisherman’s Voice magazines. Tom also writes an opinion column (RFD Maine) and a home-and-garden column for Courier Publications. His latest books include Nuts & Berries of New England and a newly-revised Wild Plants Of Maine. Learn more about Tom at www.wildplantsofmaine.com.

Participants are urged to bring cameras, notebooks, field guides, and insect repellent.

Scholarship money is available by calling the CCLC, 733-2233. The Cobscook Community Learning Center is located at 10 Commissary Point Road in Trescott. For more information or to register, call the CCLC 733-2233 or visit our website, www.cclc.me.

For a BDN review of Tm’s book visit: https://bangordailynews.com/2010/07/30/uncategorized/a-guide-to-finding-dinner-in-the-woods/

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