19 August 2023' Plant Identification / edibles / medicinal Day Walk 9am-5pm
KEEPERS OF THE WILD & COME WALK WITH US ADVENTURES
PLANT IDENTIFICATION & BASIC FORAGING EVENT
9am-4/5pm ( 7/8 hours )
LOCATION : NORTH OF CAPREOL (North of Greater City of Sudbury)
PLEASE be ready for any weather condition as we adventure regardless of rain or shine conditions. You should be physically capable of hiking for the day and able to walk off the trail for some parts of the adventure. Dress appropriately with proper pants, proper hiking boots ( NO flip flops of little shoes), jacket, gloves. Bring a minimal day pack for yourself to carry items you wish to carry on the adventure. We recommend camera, rain gear, change of socks, small bush knife, water, water container, bug repellant, sunscreen, snacks, lunch and anything else you may require.
PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION ARRANGED... Participants meet at the Tim Hortons in Capreol (29 Reg. Rd.84, Capreol ) at 0845am.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE NORTH OF CAPREOL OUTSIDE OF CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES about 15-20mins ride down MOOSE MOUNTAIN MINE RD. at IRONSIDE LAKE Rd.
Upon arrival participants check inn with our guide(s) and hand inn their signed release of liability & assumption of risk waiver and pay any outstanding balances.
Soon as we have everybody or latest departure 900 am we depart and head north of Capreol in caravan (following the Keepers of the Wild guide vehicle) to Iron side Lake Road.
AGAIN ! PLEASE BE ADVISED THERE IS NO CELLULAR PHONE SERVICE AT THIS LOCATION.
Vehicles will be left parked on the side of the road or in a nearby pit and all participants will gather in a group upon arrival and the event will begin.
This walk is a field trek through the forest in which participants walk with our guide(s) and learn about plants in real time. Walk and learn... Let us walk you through the forest on a plant learning adventure.
- learn and connect to the plants. See what they can offer. Edibles, medicines, teas and other uses. We will cover things like where to find certain plants, how to identify them, and how to apply proper harvesting techniques.
We will take a break half way through for lunch (not provided)
Participants will never see the bush the same after this walk!
Plants you previously would have walked by oblivious to their existence will be suddenly be everywhere you go!
(BASIC PLANTS AND IDENTIFICATION)
- ***THESE TEACHINGS ARE FROM TWO GUIDES WITH LIFE LONG EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT IS BEING TAUGHT SO THERE IS NO MISTAKING IF SOMETHING IS SAFE OR ABLE TO BE COMSUMED…HOWEVER EACH PERSON IS DIFFERENT AND MAY REACT ADVERSELY TO A PLANT THEREFORE INFORMATION TAUGHT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY.
- PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL AS WELL AS TO BE SURE YOU HAVE NO ALLERGIES TO PLANTS YOU MAY WISH TO TRY or SAMPLE OUT ON THE WALK… THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BE SURE TO INFORM US IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO ANY PLANTS OR IF YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT COULD AFFECT YOU... WE WAIVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT TRY EDIBLES OR MEDICINES DURING THE EVENT.
WE SIMPLY SHOW PEOPLE THINGS WE KNOW 100% SURE THAT WORK FOR US AND THAT WE HAVE BEEN DOING FOR YEARS WHILE BEING OUT IN THE NORTHERN ONTARIO WILDERNESS.
**** ATTENTION ((( IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS ))) ****
- BOOKING ONLINE PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE (RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT & ASSUMPTION OF RISK WAIVER ). This document must be read and understood, signed, and handed inn upon arrival. This is mandatory to participate in all our adventure tourism activities.
MAKE SURE YOU ARE FIT & ABLE TO PERFORM THE ACTIVITIES YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR. If you are un sure please consult your physician or appropriate professional. THIS AFFECTS THE GROUP AND THE OVERALL EVENT IF PEOPLE CANNOT KEEP WITH THE GROUP.
NOW that we have all the “serious stuff” laid out for participants we can assure you a casual and professional atmosphere while keeping things on point yet fun & adventurous…
COME JOIN THE ADVENTURE & BOOK TODAY !
“YOU MUST LIVE IT! “ IT’S THE ONLY WAY TO TRULY LEARN & EXPERIENCE SOMETHING…
IN THE REAL (Only by spending time with the plants will you truly connect with them…This is how they will surrender their secrets & knowledges. By connecting