December 14-15, 2019
Shady Creek Outdoor School and Event Center
18601 Pathfinder Way, Nevada City, CA 95959
Register at www.YubaWatershedInstitute.org/register
Saturday December 14, 9 am to 4:30 pm
Our traditional Saturday morning wild mushroom hunt and identification will wrap up with an afternoon of displayed discoveries and identification workshops. PLEASE NOTE: Online pre-registration is required to attend this event. Register online at www.YubaWatershedInstitute.org/register.
Meeting location for the morning mushroom hunt will be provided when you register. Bring a bagged lunch and be prepared to walk in the damp woods. Also useful: collection basket, waxed paper bags, knife, and hand lens. Please carpool if possible. This is a rain or shine event.
Following the collection foray, we will come together at the Shady Creek Center to participate in identification discussions, mushroom group organization, and presentations. There will be wild mushroom soups, and other food and merchandise for sale.
Sunday December 15, 11 am to 4 pm
Sunday we host the 8th annual Wild Mushroom Exposition. The Exposition will provide presentations, interactive displays, and workshops based on our seasonal Sierra mushrooms and their attributes. There will be wild-crafted food concessions, mushroom-themed merchandise available for sale, and lectures and workshops that celebrate fungi. Popular exhibits include more than 200 identified fungi species, UV bio-phosphorescent reaction room, DNA phylogenetic tree display, and edible mushroom table.
Saturday – $30 general; $25 for YWI members and for full-time students (13 and older)
Sunday – $15 general; $10 for YWI members and full-time students (13 and older)
For both days, admission is free for children 12 years old and under. However, children must still be registered for the event online.
Please be aware there are NO DOGS and NO SMOKING allowed at the Shady Creek Center.
Purchase tickets at www.YubaWatershedInstitute.org/register.
Volunteer positions are available. For this and other information, visit www.YubaWatershedInstitute.org, email email@example.com.