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Making Salves with Native Plants Workshop – Hosted by the CNPS Tahoe Basin and Sierra Valley Chapter
April 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Making Salves with Native Plants Workshop
Hosted by the CNPS Tahoe Basin and Sierra Valley Chapter
Instructor: Nancy Harnach
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 10:00AM—2:30PM
Calpine Community Hall, Calpine, CA
For more information contact Jeannette Halderman at (530) 412-1062 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The CNPS Tahoe Basin and Sierra Valley Chapter is excited to offer this fun workshop, led by local botanist and herbalist, Nancy Harnach. Nancy was raised in Sattley, and has spent much of her adult life, with her late husband Bill, dedicated to understanding and describing the flora of Sierra Valley.
In this workshop you will learn about several local native and naturalized plants and their medicinal properties. Nancy will share her knowledge about some of the early plant uses of indigenous peoples of the Sierra Valley, including the Maidu, Paiute and Washoe tribes, along with other well-known herbalists, including Edith Van Allen (1930’s) and other modern herbalists.
The second half of the workshop, you will participate in making an herbal salve to take home. You will learn about the different properties of wild native plants and other common garden plants, and how their natural elements are extracted into oils.
Nancy Harnach, Sierra Valley Native, Herbalist/Botanist
Organized by Jeannette Halderman: Botanist, CNPS Sierra Valley Secretary
For more information about the workshop contact Jeannette Halderman at (530) 412-1062 or email@example.com
Last day to register is April 20, 2023
$25 CNPS Members
$30 General Admission