Rocky Mountain Conservancy- Field Institute

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Summer Camps in 2019 for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

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    Grades 2-8
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Edible and Medicinal Plants (K-12)

Course Number CT-1419
Credit 0.50 semester credit hours
This course is offered in 2 sessions. Please ensure you indicate your desired session when you register.
Session 1
Location Rocky Mtn. Conservancy, Estes Park
Date June 7
Time 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor Abby Shreiber
Session 2
Location Rocky Mtn Conservancy, Estes Park
Date August 3
Time 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor Abby Shreiber
Coordinator Rachel Balduzzi, 970/586-3262 or rachel.balduzzi@rmconservancy.org
   
Fees Tuition Fee (payable during each workshop) : $ 40.00
Registration Fee : $ 80.00

Explore the flora of RMNP focusing on plants that have been used historically as food and medicine by Native American tribes as well as plants currently in use. Herbal remedies, herbal lore, and cultural customs will be complimented with therapeutic value discovered by scientists for holistic portrayal of medicinal plants found in the Rocky Mountains. Learn what plants can be safely eaten, the parts used, and their preparation. Topics such as pharmacology, physiology, care in plant identification, conservation, and ethical considerations will be discussed.

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