Tree Tour: Medicinal Tree Tour at the National Arboretum

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Event:
Tree Tour: Medicinal Tree Tour at the National Arboretum
Start:
November 18, 2012 2:00 pm
End:
November 18, 2012 3:30 pm
Organizer:
Casey Trees
treedc@caseytrees.org
Updated:
October 23, 2012
Venue:
The United States National Arboretum
Address:
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3501 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC, 20002, United States
Join us for a walk at the U.S. National Arboretum to highlight the medicinal uses of common trees. The uses and preparations of medicinal trees will be covered at stops along the trails in the Arboretum’s Fern Valley. Participants will learn about basic identification and medicinal uses of black walnut, oaks, sassafras, white pine and other species.

Continuing Education Credits

ISA Continuing Education Credits pending.

Getting There 

The closest Metrorail station is Stadium Armory (Blue and Orange Lines). Transfer to the the B2 Metrobus and get off at the stop near the intersection of Bladensburg Road and Rand Place NE.¬†Walk back to sign at R Street and walk down R Street 2 blocks to Arboretum entrance. We will be meeting at the R Street entrance. There is also free parking available on site. We will be meeting at the circle parking lot in front of the Visitor’s Center.

Instructors

Holly Poole-Kavana, botanist and herbalist

Who Should Attend?

Open to the general public for anyone interested in learning about the medicinal uses of common trees.

Come Prepared

This event will take place rain or shine barring severe weather so please wear appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes. We recommend participants bring water.

Site Information

The tree tour will cover a slght distance at a leisurely pace and is accessible for all participants.