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MNPS Montgomery Chapter Meeting: "Wild Uses of Plants"

  • 11/30/2010
  • 7:30 PM
  • White Oak Library, White Oak, MD


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Speaker: Karyn Molines

Throughout human history plants have provided us with food, shelter, fiber for clothing and vessels, medicines, cosmetics, dyes and colors, decorations and furniture. Comparisons of different cultures will be highlighted by examples of native American uses of wild plants. Myth and fact in symbolism, folklore and medicine bring the plant-people relationship out of the domain of ecology and into cultural history and art. Handouts will be provided that supplement the lecture or you can print your own: Wild_Uses_of_Plants.pdf

Location: White Oak Library - Large Meeting Room. Doors open at 6:30, the talk begins at 7:30 The Library will be closed; enter the meeting room from the lower level.

Directions: Exit the Washington Beltway at New Hampshire Ave (exit 28). Go north about 2 miles. Once you have passed under Route 29 turn right at the blinking light, then turn left into the library parking lot. Directions and map.

There will be refreshments and door prizes. Pot luck refreshments are always welcome.

The meeting is open to non-members.

Registration is not required.

Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month.

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