Time: June 19, 2011 from 10:15am to 5pm
Location: Fairhaven Park & Ride, West side of I-5 exit 250
Street: Fairhaven Parkway
Event Type: native, plant, field, foray
Organized By: Terese VanAssche
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2011
We will take to the upland trail in search of spring mushrooms (think morels) as well as early summer greens such as miner's lettuce. This hike will be a study in the beautiful contrast of the Samish flats and Chuckanut Mountains.
Bring a cloth bag and gloves for gathering; a set of small snips is also useful. Wear good walking footwear that can get wet, trekking poles for the steep slopes on Blanchard, and bring a rainjacket just in case. Leader will bring a good field guide for edible native plants and mushrooms. Field guide recommended: Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West by Gregory L. Tilford; or Pojar & MacKinnon's Plants of the Pacific Northwest. For mushrooms, any of David Aurora's guides are great!!
Potential early dinner afterwards in Edison.
You must RSVP with the leader or I will not plan on you coming. I need to know so that I can update those who sign up. If you plan to join us and want to meet at the Ferndale Park & Ride or my home, please let me know.
Contact leader at 253-334-2157 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.