This popular guided walk takes you searching for plants with medicinal uses in this part of the High Sierra. Join Medical Botanist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine Kimball Chatfield on an entertaining and informative treasure hunt for plants including wild arnica, St. John’s Wort, various types of mint, wild blueberries, currants, yarrow, roses, wild onions and more. Dr. Chatfield, author of Medicine From the Mountains: Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Nevada, will include details on both traditional Native American uses as wells as modern findings. While here, take the opportunity to pick up a copy of his latest book: Astragalus: Ancient Herb for Modern Times. For class sign-ups and/or lodging reservations, please call Sorensen’s at (800) 423.9949 or (530) 694.2203
DATE: July 3; 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
COST: $35 pp (Bring water and pack a snack)