Pine needles – they’re what’s for dinner

Pine needles – they’re what’s for dinner

At this day camp, kids learn the bounty that nature provides
Tom Molinelli, an instructor with Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program, uses his knowledge as a wild-foods chef to teach day campers which plants on their hike north of Vallecito Lake are edible. From left are Cooper Knox, 12, Gage Atkin, 10, kneeling, and Nadine Drake, 7.
Nadine Drake, 7, a day camper at Frontier Village nibbles on horse tail, an edible plant, that campers gathered on their hike north of Vallecito Lake.
Marcie Morgan’s bowl is full of edible plants that she and day campers found during their hike north of Vallecito Lake. Morgan is executive director of Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program.
Wild raspberries are one of several edible fruits and plants that in the wild. Day campers attending a program at Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program learn how to identify the plants, along with other information about nature.
Wild raspberries are one of several edible fruits and plants that in the wild. Day campers attending a program at Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program learn how to identify the plants, along with other information about nature.
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The Frosty Pines Environmental Education Program will hold an open house at its Frontier Village day camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 12758 County Road 501 in Bayfield.

Pine needles – they’re what’s for dinner

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Tom Molinelli, an instructor with Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program, uses his knowledge as a wild-foods chef to teach day campers which plants on their hike north of Vallecito Lake are edible. From left are Cooper Knox, 12, Gage Atkin, 10, kneeling, and Nadine Drake, 7.
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Nadine Drake, 7, a day camper at Frontier Village nibbles on horse tail, an edible plant, that campers gathered on their hike north of Vallecito Lake.
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Marcie Morgan’s bowl is full of edible plants that she and day campers found during their hike north of Vallecito Lake. Morgan is executive director of Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program.
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Wild raspberries are one of several edible fruits and plants that in the wild. Day campers attending a program at Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program learn how to identify the plants, along with other information about nature.
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Wild raspberries are one of several edible fruits and plants that in the wild. Day campers attending a program at Frosty Pines Wilderness Education Program learn how to identify the plants, along with other information about nature.
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