The Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy is sponsoring a second free nature program “”Spring Foraging For Wild Edible Plants & Mushrooms” on Saturday, June 11th from 1-3 pm. Space is limited, please register with Chris Phillips at email@example.com or 412-341-7307. Participants should meet at the gravel parking lot on Beadling Road.
Description: Mt. Lebanon is home to countless plant and mushroom species — many of them edible and medicinal. Join Adam Haritan from learnyourland.com and foragingpittsburgh.com for an interpretive walk through Bird Park where you will learn wild plant and mushroom identification, nutritional benefits of wild foods, harvesting methods, drying and storing methods, medicine making, and much more. If you are looking to deepen the connection between you and your land, this is a program you do not want to miss! This interpretive walk will entail light hiking. Recommended items to bring include water, camera, pen, and notepad.