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Presidents’ Day Afternoon Herb Walk on San Antonio Creek in Goleta
February 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm$35
Photo of San Antonio Creek by James Wapotich
This event is full. Please be sure to use the REGISTER link below or at the bottom of the page to join the waiting list. To be as fair as possible, I will fill any cancellations by order of date and time joining the list. You can also use the REGISTER link to sign up for the waiting list for the morning walk on February 21.
Join me on Presidents’ Day afternoon, February 21, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. for an Herb Walk on San Antonio Creek Trail in Goleta. Scheduled on a Monday for the weekend warriors, this affordable, family-friendly walk will include identifying, demonstrating and discussing the many uses of wild plants by foragers, herbalists, and naturalists seeking them out for food, herbal medicine, first aid, home remedies, survival, crafts, ceremony and more. This time of year we can expect to find California Bay, Miner’s Lettuce, Mugwort, Hummingbird Sage, Black Sage, Chickweed and Italian Thistle, among others. Toxic plants such as Poison Oak and Poison Hemlock will also be identified.
Trailside discussion will include sustainable foraging, Chumash plant uses, and other topics generated by the participants. This slow-paced walk is suitable for hikers of all levels able to walk less than 2 miles round-trip and stand for periods of time. Participants will receive an email afterwards with a plant list (including common and scientific names) and other useful notes.
Please note: This walk will take place RAIN OR SHINE unless there is a steady downpour that morning.