Botanical Collecting Experience and Nature Walk in Belchertown
Learn how to wildcraft in the woods and see how artists use the natural landscape in their work. Creative Conservatism aims to preserve the earth through a blend of elements; science and research, design and media, art and design, blogging and social impact. Botanical specimens are usually collected for use in photography. Kristi will show you how she utilizes botanical specimens and how you can view the forest from a different eye.
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What's included :
- Sketchbook to start herbarium
- Photography or Foraging equipment if needed
What's excluded :
- Bottled water
Join Kristi in her nature walks for collecting botanical specimens used for her artwork. Gain insight on how to pick your own materials, educational info on plant usage in the area and a guide on how to start an herbarium. Plant IDing is part of botany and biology, especially in sequencing DNA of a species. Proceeds go to support Kristi's art and science research in Creative Conservatism.
Saturdays and Sundays only 9am - 12pm or 2pm-5pm.
Departure Point :50 Federal St, Belchertown, MA 01007, USA
Traveler pickup is offered
Location for the hike is not pre determined due to weather, accessibility or logistics. You will be contacted for the location upon booking.
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.