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Bog Ethnobotany: Plant Use by Great Lakes Native Americans

August 11, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

How did Native People cope with poison ivy? Lee Olsen has studied and taught Ethnobotany at UWM. He will lead a hike at the Cedarburg Bog in search of plants used by the Great Lakes Nations for food, medicine, basket weaving, dyes, and technology. This event will start at the UWM Field Station and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cedarburg Bog. There is no charge for this event however a $5 donation to FOCB is appreciated. Wear shoes suitable for hiking; boots not required and sandals not suggested. No dogs please. Register at the Bogfriends.org website.


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Date:
August 11, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://bogfriends.org/events/event-registration

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Field Station
Phone:
262-675-6844
Email:
fieldstn@uwm.edu
Website:
https://uwm.edu/field-station/

Venue

UWM Field Station
3095 Blue Goose Road
Saukville, WI 53080 United States
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Phone:
262-675-6844
Website:
https://uwm.edu/field-station/