Be a part of Pals of Sears Island for a plant identification stroll on Aug. 3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m on Sears Island. This hands-on class will likely be an interactive stroll throughout the seashores, wetlands, and uplands of the island. With a eager eye and curiosity, you’ll start to discover ways to positively determine timber, shrubs, and flowering crops. As some crops solely develop in sure ecosystems, we’ll use the ecosystem to help the identification course of. This class welcomes all who need to sharpen their identification abilities and deepen their relationship with the dwelling ecosystems of Sears Island.
The category will likely be led by Steve Byers, a scientific herbalist based mostly in Waldo, the place he works with shoppers at his dwelling workplace. He’s the proprietor of Again Nation Flora LLC, a enterprise that gives a broad vary of botanical providers together with academic plant walks, natural wellness consultations, and herbalist apprenticeships. He teaches on the Earthwalk College of Natural Traditions in Rockport, and works on wetland delineation initiatives across the state. You possibly can be taught extra about Steve’s work at stevebyerswellness.com.
No pre-registration is required for this occasion. Individuals ought to park alongside the causeway on the finish of Sears Island Highway and meet on the kiosk simply past the island gate by 9:30 a.m. Convey water, a snack, insect repellent, and are available dressed for a stroll within the woods. Pets will not be permitted on guided walks. Within the occasion of regular rain, this system will likely be canceled. For extra info and updates, go to fb.com/friendsofsearsisland.
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