2-hour Edible Plants & Trees Hike

$39 per person.    Ages 12 and up.  Youth must be accompanied by paying adult.

Join us for a hike through the forest, mountains and fields identifying dozens of edible plants and useful trees for survival, wilderness living, and foraging at home.  

You'll learn what plants are edible, which ones to avoid, and how to harvest plants and trees for making cordage, building shelters, and using for making fire.  

Involves moderate hiking, rain or shine.

What to bring:  sturdy shoes/boots (no sandals), hiking stick (if desired), rain gear, bottled water.  Limited to 15 hikers....these hikes fill up fast!

ADVANCE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED.

Canaan Valley State Park WV 2019 dates:

July 6, July 13, August 24, August 31

9:00am at the Main Lodge

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Cacapon State Park WV 2019 dates:

April 13, May 11, June 8   Starts 8 a.m.

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Burke Lake Park Fairfax County VA 2019 dates:

Schedule coming soon.

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Chickweed

Stellaria media Caryophyllaceae

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Common Plantain

Plantago major Plantaginaceae

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Winter Cress

Barbarea vulgaris Brassicaceae

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Blueberries

Vaccinium corymbosum Ericaceae

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Eastern White Pine

Pinus Strobus Pinaceae

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Yellow Wood Sorrel "Shamrock"

Oxalis stricta Oxalidaceae

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Blue Violets

Viola cucullata Violaceae

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Persimmons

Diospyros Virginiana Ebenaceae

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Common Greenbrier

Smilax rotundifolia

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Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum

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Acorns