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In conjunction with fruiting bodies at the Sturt Haaga Gallery, ecological systems engineer nance klehm will lead the Pollinator-Human Plant Forage on Saturday, February 29. $20 members, $30 non-members. Advance registration required, register here.
Both humans and pollinators have forged strong relationships with some of the same perennial and woody plants. During this forage, we will encounter and learn about flowering plants visited by native bees and their shared history with humans for food and medicine. The walk will end with a foraged herbal tea and light foraged snack.
In conjunction with fruiting bodies at the Sturt Haaga Gallery, ecological systems engineer nance klehm will lead a beginner’s mushroom walk on Sunday, March 1. $20 members, $30 non-members. Advance registration required, register here.
Explore the native Oak Woodland for mycelium and fruiting bodies of mushrooms. Learn the life cycle of fungi and how to identify mushroom species. The walk will end with a mushroom tea.
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns with performances amongst Descanso’s spring blooms every Saturday and Sunday in March and April. This fun, funny, moving production will travel to peak bloom spots as the season changes, showcasing a blooming botanical backdrop for your favorite Shakespeare scenes. Meets at Center Circle.
No registration required. Included in the price of regular admission. Free to Descanso Gardens members. Please note that this program does not meet on Sunday, April 12.
Join us for music, food, crafts and discovery at Cultivate: Nature Sounds & Wildlife on March 7. The world-renowned Bob Cole Conservatory Chamber Choir from California State University, Long Beach will perform a special arrangement of “BEE SONG” by composer Robert Hoehn.
$5 members, $15 non-members. Advance registration required. Register online here.