Understory Plants in Your Woodland Webinar

May 13, 2022, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Monday, May 9, 2022
$12 includes lunch and program materials
Dave Apsley
740-596-5676 Vinton SWCD

      Southeastern Ohio’s woodlands contain a rich assortment of plants ranging from majestic oaks to the most delicate understory herbs.  The focus of the May 13 “A Day in the Woods” program will be “Understory Plants in Your Woodland.” Featured presenters are Homer Elliott – Wildlife & Natural Resources Faculty at Hocking College, Todd Hutchinson- Research Ecologist – USFS Northern Research Station, Badger Johnson – Climate Resilience Coordinator at Rural Action, and Rebecca Wood, Director of Hopewood Holistic Health. “Understory Plants in Your Woodland” is designed to help you:

  • Learn to identify many of the understory plants found in SE Ohio

  • Understand the ecology of these plants

  • Recognize some common woodland mushrooms

  • Become familiar with the many resources available to help you further understand the nutritional and medicinal value of these plants and mushrooms

  • Explore understory plants and fungi at the Vinton Furnace State Forest

  • Please register by May 9th

      For directions to Vinton Furnace, registration information and details, click here: