Get to know ferns at a walk and talk

Photo by Sarah Pope

ORWELL — Fans of ferns will have the opportunity to learn more about them when forest ecologist Lynn Levine leads a talk and walk on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell. Levine will show participants how to identify ferns of the Northeast. The program runs from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Levine is author of the recent book, “Identifying Ferns the Easy Way: A Pocket Guide to Common Ferns of the Northeast.” She will start the program in the auditorium with an orientation and introduction to ferns. Then she will lead a walk along the paths and trails at Mount Independence to view and identify ferns. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing.
The program, co-sponsored by the Mount Independence Coalition and Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, is open to the public. It is included in the regular admission of $5 for adults and free for children under 15. Call 802-948-2000 for more information.

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