Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Plants

Posted June 18, 2012, at 4:46 p.m.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge - Gate 1, 15 Hudson Road - Gate 1 , Alton, Maine

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 207-944-9259; hirundomaine.org

Will take place at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. This introductory program covers plant use, identification, collection protocol and a walk gathering various plants.

Event is free and open to all ages. Suggested donation $4 dollars for adults, school-aged children are free. Reservations and cancellations requested.

Directions to Hirundo Wildlife Refuge from the South:

Take the I-95 N and ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. At the stop sign, turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 5.2 mi and take a right at the large red sign (Gate 1) on your right (north side of Rt. 43). Follow gravel road 0.5 mile to the Pine Tree Parking area. Meet at the Parker Reed Shelter, which is further on the left, along the shore of Lac D’Or.