Loess Hills Medicinal Herb Walk


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Saturday, September 4, 2021 to Saturday, September 4, 2021
3:00pm to 6:30pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

Ages 16+


Hands on!

Join naturalist and folk herbalist Dustin Clayton on a walk through the late summer forest and prairie.  Throughout the hike we'll discuss a variety of commonly encountered herbs and trees. We'll chat about the traditional medicinal applications of these plants and how our ancestors would have engaged with them throughout the course of the year.  The focus will be on working with these plants in a sustainable, safe, and conservation oriented manner.

Following the hike, we'll return to the lodge where there will be a demonstration of tincturing plants for medicinal use.

Ages 16+

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Loess Hills Medicinal Herb Walk

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