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Woody Ethnobotany Walk near Weaverville, NC

Herb Mountain Farm

Come learn more about the food, medicine and craft uses of woody plants. We will take a walk and practice ways to systematically identify trees, shrubs and vines by their bark, ecotypes, flowers, fruit and growing conditions.

$10 – $20

Old Growth Forest Hike near Barnardsville, NC

Asheville US Forest Service Office 160 Zillicoa St # A, Asheville, NC, United States

This hike will explore an old-growth, high elevation oak forest in the proposed Craggy Mountain National Scenic Area. The hike will be partially off trail, traverse steep, rocky terrain, and be very strenuous. During the hike we will discuss tree identification, forest ecology, and traits of old-growth forests, among other topics.

$10 – $20