Medicinal And Edible Plant Walks Stroll through North Mountain Park to learn more about the abundance of edible and medicinal plants found in the gardensandontheethnobotanicaltrail.Learnhowtoidentify and sustainably harvest useful plants. Explore traditional ethnobotanical lore as well as current trends and research regarding these plants. Different plants will be discussed on each walk. Bring a notebook and writing utensil if you wish call the Nature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: Novices, as well as experienced students welcome. WHAT: Learn to identify local plants with medicinal properties and methods for harvesting them and incorporating them into your diet and medicines. INSTRUCTOR: Erin Krenzer and Lauren Kemple are environmental educators who are passionate about botanical medicine. AGES 12 & up DAY Sundays DATE Apr 29 & May 20 TIME 2:30am-4pm PLACE NMP Nature Center COST $8 per class Learning Bird Songs Whatbirdisthat,andwhyisitmakingthatsound? Isitacall orasong? Wewillusephotosandsomesimpleinformationto teach a process for learning to ID birds by their sounds. This class also includes a two-hour field trip where participants will have a chance to practice what they have learned in the classroom. Forthefieldtrip,dressforchangingweatherand bring water. Please register online at or call the Nature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: Novice to intermediate birders will enjoy this class. WHAT:Deepenyourappreciationfortuningintonatureand the world of birds as they feed, migrate and nest around our area. INSTRUCTOR: Shannon Rio and Vince Zauskey are local bird guides who believe learning about birds is fun. AGES All ages DAY Wednesday DATE May 2 (field trip: Saturday, May 5, 8-10am) TIME 6:30-8pm PLACE NMP Nature Center COST $20 Register Today! Pre-registration at required for all programs unless otherwise indicated adult programs (18 and up) commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 APRC Winter/Spring 2018 PlayGuide | 541.488.5340 | The Grove at 1195 E Main St, Ashland 32