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Agroforestry Tour July 20

Ken MudgeDo you want to learn how to use your forest for more than just firewood and timber?

If so, join Professor Ken Mudge (right) at the MacDaniels Nut Grove, located in the Cornell Plantations Upper Cascadilla Natural Area, on Tuesday July 20, from 6:30-8:30pm.

This hands-on workshop and tour will demonstrate how to inoculate logs to for mushroom production, show how to grow ornamentals in the forest, feature edible plants that can be incorporated into a forest setting, and show ginseng and goldenseal production in naturalized forest beds. Permaculture concepts are also being employed to reduce honeysuckle and channel waterflow down the hillside setting. All exhibits will be presented in a forest setting. The tour requires considerable walking and restrooms are not accessible.

Participants should meet at the Library Annex parking lot on Palm Road south of Route 366 at the intersection with Caldwell Road. (See google map.) There is a $3 class fee per person or $5 per couple. Preregistration is required and space is limited. Reserve your spot by calling 607-272-2292.

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