9:30am - 5:00pm
11:00 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. program start times with Sandra
Drop-in at her information table through the day as well!
Join Ethnobotanist and Educator Sandra Walker for plant focused engaging programming this Saturday
Specialty Drop-In programming day:
Join Ethnobotanist, Archeologist, Author, and Educator Sandra Walker this Saturday to learn more about ethnobotany, native plants, and other connections to the ecology all around us
Saturday, Oct 14, 2023
• 9:30 a.m. – Site Opens
• 11:00 a.m. – Plant Walk and indoor programming with Sandra Walker
• 1:00 p.m. – Women’s Fancy Shawl Dancer – Chanelle Gamble
• 2:30 p.m. – Plant Walk and indoor programming with Sandra Walker
• 5:00 p.m. – full site (including trails and playground) CLOSED
Self Guided opportunities through the day (trails, exhibits, galleries)
Sandra Walker is an accomplished ethnobotanist and educator who has spent her life first learning about wild foods and plants and then teaching others about them. Born in Hamilton, she kindled her interest wild plants when planting trees in Northern Canada and cooking on a solar stove in the wilderness with her husband. Sandra has worked as an educator in Saskatchewan for major local nature centres, school systems and as a presenter at Wanuskewin.
Sandra has a double honours degree in Archaeology/Anthropology and fine arts from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a nature columnist and author of several publications and educational plans. She lives with her husband and two adult sons in Saskatoon.