Forest ecologist Lynn Levine is set to lead a walk and talk, during which she will teach attendees how to identify ferns of the Northeast, on Saturday, September 14th, from 1 to 3:30 pm, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont.
Lynn 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 of the Historic Site with an orientation and introduction to ferns. Then Levine will lead attendees along the paths and trails at Mount Independence to view and identify ferns. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.
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.
The Mount Independence State Historic Site is located at 497 Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of Vermont Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village.
Photo of Mount Independence State Historic Site provided by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.