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Campfire Program-Historic Uses of Plants for Food, Medicine, And Pigments.

  • 11 May 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • CRNRA- Chattahoochee River Environmental Education Center
  • 120




Historic Uses of Plants for Food, Medicine, and Pigments

Saturday, May 11 

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Description: Join National Park Service Naturalist Jerry Hightower for a campfire, program, guided walk, and a beautiful summer day coming to an end. Discover new facts about the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area plants during a program on the historical uses of plants for food, medicine, and pigments. We will make Blueberry Ink and you can write and draw using twig pens, feathers, and brushes. We will also create works of art using mud from the wetlands.

You are welcome to come early and bring a picnic dinner. After the program, you are invited to join us on a short walk on the Three Forks Loop Trail.

Facilities: Located in the Center’s Lodge.

Difficulty: Easy level walking

Bring: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on a forest trail. You are invited to bring your own marshmallows for roasting over the campfire. We will provide roasting forks. 

Limit: 120 persons

Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are proud to support our Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a unit of the national park system managed by the National Park Service.



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