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Toxic Plants

When: 
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Workshop/Training
Audience: 
Adults
Event Description: 

 If you thought that “all natural” meant “safe and healthy”, think again.  Some plants have evolved some fearsome protections against being eaten.  Join Master Naturalist Brad Robinson as he talks about nature’s poisons, with an emphasis on common wild and garden plants.  There will be specimens to examine (carefully!) and a discussion about the nature of toxicity. 

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center in case of inclement weather.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This free event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.