Plants of the Tibetan Plateau (and a Few Mushrooms)

Fri, 2013-10-04 02:18 -- Myrna
Date: 
Thursday October 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm
Location: 
Center for Urban Horticulture
UW Northwest Horticultural Society Hall
3501 NE 41st St, Seattle WA
Event type:
Guest speaker
Local Chapter
Plant Sale

6:30 pm   Refreshments
7:00 pm   Plant Sale
7:30 pm   Program and Meeting

Daniel Winkler  "Plants of the Tibetan Plateau (and a Few Mushrooms)"

Author, geographer and ethno-mycologist Daniel Winkler has spent 15 years working and traveling in Tibet and the Himalayas.

He is the author of field guides to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest and of California. He grew up collecting and eating wild mushrooms in the Alps and has been foraging 15 years in the PNW and working as mushroom educator and guide. Daniel trained as a geographer and ecologist and works as researcher and NGO consultant on environmental issues of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas, including forestry, conservation and revegetation.