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Online – Wild Edible Plants of Dripping Springs
August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen in a presentation online via ZOOM for a discussion on the wild edible plants of Dripping springs. Mark will also be doing a separate live walkabout on the library grounds to identify local edible plants 30 minutes after the Zoom lecture starting at 1:30. Check for that registration link, you can register for one or both!
Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen, Ph.D. is often (somewhat) jokingly described as a scientist raised by wolves. Having a M.S. in medicinal chemistry and a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry, he brings science into the world of wild edible and medicinal plants. On the science side he has fourteen patents and numerous articles in research journals from his career as an oilfield chemist. But his true love is plants and the miracles they contain. He hosts one of the top wild edible/medicinal plant sites on the internet; he’s written countless foraging articles for a wide variety of magazines; taught hundreds of foraging walkabouts; appeared on radio, TV, and podcasts and has written a popular book on the subject.