EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS OF MUSCONETCONG GORGE
Wednesday, May 24, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Musconetcong Gorge Preserve, ages 10 through adult, $15, Guest presenter: Jared Rosenbaum
Did you know that wild ginger makes an excellent tea? That Solomon’s seal shoots are an asparagus-like vegetable? Can you identify different wild greens in the forest, including the bicolored Virginia waterleaf? Explore the diverse mesic forest of Musconetcong Gorge while encountering the edible and medicinal uses of the many plant species found there. Botanist Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants will weave together traditional plant uses, ecology, and field botany on a modest-paced hike through this rich, scenic habitat.
Registration is required, download a form from our website www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/ProgramRegistrationForms.html