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T1 George Washington's Mount Vernon

Friday, September 25, 2015


This is a moderately active Ed-Venture meaning there will be lots of walking. The trails are well-traveled. Please wear appropriate gear. Nate Miller will point out native fall flora and explain their cultural, medicinal and culinary uses, and their benefits to wildlife. Also the importance of indigenous species versus introduced non-native species. We will critique two different ecosystems: a tallgrass meadow situation with a mix of northern and southern species and a high mountain peak with northern hardwood forests and Red Spruce and cliffside plants.


Class is limited to 20 participants. This program is approved for Advanced Training for the Headwaters Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalist Program.


Bring a Senior Golden Pass, if you have one. LLI will also furnish a pass.


Rain date: Monday, September 28 - same schedule


Itinerary:
9:00 am Meet and arrange carpools at Elkton Community Center. Please sign-in at desk.
9:40 am Arrive at Big Meadows area
10:00 - 11:30 am Explore Big Meadows
Noon - 12:30 pm Picnic Lunch (Bring your own with plenty of water)
12:30 pm Depart for Hawksbill Mountain
12:50 - 3:50 pm Hawksbill Mountain Hike
4:00 pm Leave Shenandoah National Park
4:40 pm Approximate arrival at Elkton Community Center

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Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.

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