Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Events

September 28, 2019, September 28, 2019 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Location: Sky Meadows State Park, Edmonds Lane 11012, Delaplane, Virginia

Rejuvenate and connect with Sky Meadows' landscape and get a taste of the skills that you need to thrive in the backcountry. Tim MacWelch has been an active practitioner of survival and outdoor skills for over thirty years. Join Tim to learn about the remarkable wild edible and medicinal plants of the Blue Ridge Mountains, take in-depth plant identification workshops and walks, or spend 24 hours in nature learning backcountry skills and survival techniques. Upcoming dates listed below the fold:

November 23, 2019, November 23, 2019 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Location: Sky Meadows State Park, Edmonds Lane 11012, Delaplane, Virginia

Explore the rich natural diversity of Sky Meadows State Park with this three-part series. Each workshop includes a lecture in the Carriage Barn, followed by a 3-mile field hike for hands-on application. Receive a colored print-out of the lecture. Each workshop is $15/adult, $5/child (12 and under), payable the day of the workshop. Workshop fee includes parking. Bring water and lunch to eat along the trail, dress in layers, and wear sturdy shoes.

Spring Ephemerals - Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Summer Blooms - Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Winter Tree Identification - Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For complete workshop descriptions, and to sign up for the series, go to: www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows

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