Thursday, September 8
12:05 -12:55 Lunch Brown Bag Talk: “Eat, Heal or Dye: Botanical Secrets from the Tongass” Karen Dillman, USFS Public Library Community Room
3:30 – 5:00 Kids’ Event: “Diving for Science” with Jeff Meucci and Joe Stratman, ADF&G, State Float Plane Dock
7:00 – 9:00 Keynote Presentation:”LeConte Glacier” with Roman Motyka, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, and film: “Bear Island” Wright Auditorium
Friday, September 9
12:05 – 12:55 Lunch Brown Bag Talk: “Foraging through the Year” with Corinne Conlon, Public Library Community Room
2:30 – 4:00 Kids’ Event: “Leafy Rainforest Prints” with Andrea Weathers, Public Library Community Room, pre-register at the library, grades 1-8, limit 20
6:00 – 8:00 Reception: Annabelle Baker Memorial Art Show “Flight” Clausen Memorial Museum Show will run from September 9-17. Regular museum hours 10-5, Mon-Sat, Special festival hours: 1-5 on Sunday, September 11

Saturday, September 10
8:45 – 1:00 Field Trip: “Leconte Glacier” with Roman Motyka, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Pre-register at Visitor’s Center $105, Limit 13, Whale Song Cruises, Meet at Petersburg Pilot office, SOLD OUT
8:00 – 5:00 Field Trip: “Stikine River Berries and Mushrooms” with Corinne Conlon Breakaway Adventures, SOLD OUT Meet at Banana Point with your rain gear, water and lunch
8:00 – 12:00 All-ages event: “Sandy Beach Bioblitz” with Karen Dillman and Joni Johnson, USFS, help identify all the plants above high tide line Meet at Sandy Beach park Shelter #1, free t-shirts for first 25 participants (sizes limited)
1:30 – 3:00 Workshop: “Making Paper with Invasive Plants” with Joni Johnson, USFS,Public Library Community Room, pre-register at the library, limit 12
2:00 – 4:00 Teen event: “Explorations of Color and Natural Dyes” with Karen Dillman, USFS Meet at the Community Garden behind elementary school,ages 13-18 years old
7:00 – 9:00 Coffee, Music and Poetry – with music by Nicole and Alec McMurren,bring original or favorite poems or short stories to share Glacier Express Cafe – coffee and desserts for purchase

Sunday, September 11
8:00 – 5:00 Field Trip: “Plein air on the (Stikine) River” with Joe Viechnicki, Breakaway Adventures – SOLD OUT, Meet at Banana Point with your own materials, lunch, water, and rain gear
8:30 – 5:00 Field trip: “Fall Flora and Fungi of Crystal Mountain” with Karen Dillman, USFS, Kids 12 and up welcome. Meet at the intersection of Woodpecker Cove Rd and Mitkof Hwy, Bring water, food, survival gear, proper boots.
8:15 – 12:00 Field Trip: “Foraging for Local Edible Foods” with Corinne Conlon, Meet at the public library parking lot to car pool
1:00 – 4:00 Adult Workshop: “Making Devil’s Club Salve” with Andrea Weathers,Public Library Community Room, pre-register at library, Class limit 20, $10 materials fee
2:00 – 4:00 Kids’ Event: “Making Nature Print T-shirts” with Eric Castro, USFS, Sandy Beach Park Shelter #1, Bring your own t-shirt or other printable cloth
6:30 – 9:00 “Taste of the Rainforest Wild Foods” dinner with Corinne Conlon and Amy O’Neill Houck, Upstairs at Sons of Norway, Purchase tickets in advance at the Visitor’s Center, $75, Limit 40