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Identification & Conservation: Native Medicinal Plants Guided Walk & Seminar

  • Linwood Nature Preserve (map)

Welcome (Irenee Payne, Hall County Soil & Water Conservation District) 

An Introduction to Georgia Native Plant Society & Conserving Native Plants (Maragaret Rasmussen, Redbud Project Chapter of the Georgia Native Plant Society)

Why Native Species? An Overview of the History of Medicinal Botany in Georgia (Pam Eakins, Ladies Homestead Gathering)

Guided Walk & Native Medicinal Plant Identification (Mark Barton, GNPS; Margaret Rasmussen, GNPS; Pam Eakins, LHG; Karin Hicks, GNPS)

How to Make a Tincture (Karin Hicks, GNPS)