Wildlife Wednesday Walk with Anita Sanchez
At Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host environmental educator and author Anita Sanchez for a Wildlife Wednesday plant program on August 10th at 6pm. This walk will explore different areas of the historic site, identify both common and uncommon flowers, and discuss their interrelationships with wildlife, especially birds and butterflies. Sanchez will also talk about how people have used plants throughout history for medicine, food, and magic.
The walk will take place along the banks of Schoharie Creek and on historic site trails, which were formerly the towpath for the Erie Canal. The program will meet outside the Visitor Center at 129 Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter. There is a $3.00 suggested donation.
Anita Sanchez worked as an environmental educator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation at education centers across the state. She now is a free-lance educator, providing programs for schools, libraries, museums, botanical gardens, and arboreta. Also a successful author and champion of unloved plants, she has written, “The Teeth of the Lion: The Story of the Beloved and Despised Dandelion” and most recently, “Leaflets Three, Let it Be! The Story of Poison Ivy”.
For information about this event and more, please call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516, email SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov, or visit their Facebook page.