May 23, 2013
9:00 amto12:00 pm


Perfect Coptis in Sunlight  
Viola sagittata  

Co-sponsored by Boothbay Region Land Trust and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Celebrate spring with botanist Melissa Cullina on this fun, flowery, ferny, fragrant – and free – foray to the Oven’s Mouth Preserve. During a slow-paced morning hike, Melissa will show you the most important features to consider when learning to recognize different kinds of wild plants.  She’ll point out the various early blooms, along with a sprinkling of folklore about their names and historical uses. Families welcome, no experience needed.  For more information, or to register, please call the Boothbay Region Land Trust at 207-633-4818.

Melissa Cullina is Director of Education & Staff Botanist for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. She was formerly Botanist with the Massachusetts Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program and specializes in aquatic and coastal botany, field identification, and rare species conservation. 

Where:   Oven’s Mouth Preserve West
Price:      Free for all (preregistration requested at 207-633-4818)

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