Come take an early summer walk through residential Machias, learning to identify common local plants using guides, keys and collective knowledge. You’ll also learn some interesting facts about the plants’ growing habits and habitats. The walking is easy and slow and there is plenty of time for questions.
(Rain Date: Friday, July 2nd 10:00 to 11:30 AM)
Instructor: Suzanne Carlisle is an artist and amateur botanist who deeply enjoys showing others the beauty of plants. She has 50 years of gardening experience and academic classes in botany, horticulture, soils and local flora. She has taught botany and art classes for Sunrise Senior College for several years.
Class Information: This class will be held outside. Meet at Suzanne’s house at 11 School Street in Machias. Bring a sun hat, sun screen; face mask, water and wear walking shoes. Limited to 8 people.
This class is Free to SSC members whose Membership is current (2021-2022 year). If you are a current member of another Maine Senior College (other than SSC), there is a fee of $5.00 to cover online registration administrative fees. If you are not a current member of either SSC or MSCN, there is a fee of $10.00 to cover online registration administrative fees.