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Bark Basketry with Wild Earth

Wild Earth

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Wild Earth 2307 Lucas Turnpike High FallsNY  12440
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Wild Earth 2307 Lucas Turnpike High FallsNY  12440

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What's Included

Weave a unique and functional basket and learn everything you need to know to harvest and prepare bark for basketry! Join us and learn the basics of splint work using locally harvested tulip tree bark to make a small treasure basket. All the secrets of identifying proper trees, harvesting, preparation, and storage of bark will be covered. Participants will go home with a basket they made with their own hands as well as instructions and inspiration to create many more. Moderate hand strength required. Please bring scissors, needle-nosed pliers, and a sharp knife to the workshop. All the secrets of harvesting, preparation, and storage of grapevines will be covered and participants will go home with a basket they made with their own hands as well as instructions and inspiration to create many more. Moderate hand strength required.

About This Organizer

Located along the Shawangunk Ridge in New York’s Hudson Valley, Wild Earth is a not-for-profit that runs nature-based programs for children, teens, families and adults.

 

Wild Earth leads transformative nature immersion experiences that cultivate character, confidence, passion and perseverance in New York’s youth.

 

At Wild Earth, children & adults head into the woods and off the trails where they’re meeting plants and animals, learning wilderness skills, creating natural crafts, and building deep connections with friends and inspiring mentors.

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