Friends of Oak Cliff Parks Trail Walk – Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants of the Blackland Prairie (AT)

When:
March 2, 2024 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
2024-03-02T11:00:00-06:00
2024-03-02T13:00:00-06:00
Where:
Kiest Conservation Area
3238 S Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75224
USA
Contact:
Friends of Oak Cliff Parks

Friends of Oak Cliff Parks Trail Walk – Edible, Medicinal and Useful Plants of the Blackland Prairie (AT)
Saturday, March 2, 2024   11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join us for a walk through the native prairie meadow and woods at the Kiest Conservation Area in Oak Cliff.

Our guide is Master Naturalist and respected guest speaker on urban foraging, Bob Richie. He is a Dallas native who has been an amateur naturalist since an early age, spending much of his life outdoors.

On this walk Bob will share his passion for urban foraging. We’ll start with a quick botany lesson on how to positively identify the plants we are looking for and then we will search out and sample some of the fresh and tasty offerings that grow naturally in our area. We will discuss useful and medicinal plants that can be found in the area as well. The conservation area is an 88 acre tract of land with an island of native Texas prairie and over 150 wildflower species.

We will be meeting in the recently completed outdoor classroom. Everyone is invited to attend, and there is no charge. Closed-toe shoes are recommended. Water and insect repellant will be provided.

Location: Kiest Conservation Area, 3238 S. Hampton Rd., Dallas 75224
The above address for the Conservation Area is the address for the tennis center within the Conservation Area. Do not park there. See “parking” below.

*Parking The parking area is in the field at the southeast corner of the intersection of Hampton Rd. and Keist Blvd. Park next to the kiosk.

Website: https://friendsofoakcliffparks.org
Contact: info@friendsofoakcliffparks.org

Report hours to AT: NTX: Other Pre-Approved Training (Approved for 2 hours AT)
Do not include drive time.
LLB 2/06/24

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