Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rockies: Plants for Hunger & Health
- Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute
- July 6, 2018
- Location: 1895 Fall River Road, Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute, CO
- Phone: (970) 586-3262
- Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
- Price: $80 per adult ages 16 and older
Explore the flora of the park with a former RMNP interpretive ranger and Master Herbalist. Focus on plants that have been used historically as food and medicine and those in current use by Native American tribes. Herbal remedies based on popular traditions, herbal lore and cultural customs will be complemented with knowledge of therapeutic value discovered by scientists for a holistic portrayal of medicinal plants found in the Rocky Mountains. Discover the edible plants, their pharmacology, identification, conservation and ethics surrounding their harvest and use.