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Natural History Education Series: Ethnobotany, Surviving and Thriving in the Sonoran Desert
December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The people of the Sonoran Desert not only survived but thrived in the harsh environment of the Sonoran Desert. Join Legacy Steward Bernie Finkel as he shares the accumulated generational knowledge of these desert people and how they used plants to sustain themselves. Learn about the amazing properties of many essential desert plants, about gathering and processing procedures and ways in which the plants were utilized.
This lecture has a corresponding Field Study in the Preserve available only to those who attend the lecture or who have attended a previous Conservancy ethnobotany lecture. The field study for this lecture is scheduled for Saturday, December 9th at 9:00 am out of Brown’s Ranch Trailhead.
Presented by: Bernie Finkel, Legacy Steward, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
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