Cheaha State Park

Forest & Field: Stalking the Wild (Med/Ed Plants)

Event Dates:
April 17, 2021, 2:00 pm
April 17, 2021, 4:00 pm
CSP Forest & Field: Stalking the Wild (Med/Ed Plants)

Forest & Field: Stalking the Wild (Med/Ed Plants)

"The ability of a bark, leaf, or root to transform the body in a positive manner is a mystery that serves to daily rekindle my passion for the natural world."

-Darryl Patton, The Southern Herbalist

Darryl Patton has been hunting, gathering, and working with medicinal plants for thirty-one years on Lookout Mountain in the Southern Appalachians. Darryl is a Master Herbalist and brings many years of experience to the field of alternative medicine. Known for his easy-going approach towards teaching the identification and uses of medicinal plants, Darryl has been called a walking encyclopedia of herbal folklore. Join Darryl and Park Naturalist Mandy Pearson for this medicinal and edible plant stroll at Lake Cheaha.

For more information or to purchase a ticket email Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256 412-9938. The program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests. We are committed to providing programs that are educational, fun, and safe. Family units will be spaced out from other family units. We will provide hand sanitizer stations.

Date: April 17, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Cheaha Lake (Meet on Interpretive Center Porch)
Fee: $25 per person No refunds after April 11, 2021