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Forest Education Center Weekend Activities, Deam Lake State Recreation Area
Start Date: 8/30/2020 All Day
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Event Description:
8/28, Itchin' Like the Dickens!
Before Charles C. Deam was Indiana's 1st State Forester, He was an Herbalist who ran a Drug Store in Bluffton, IN.  Certified Herbalist, and Naturalist Sherrie Bryant will give a program on three Summer Spoilers than get us "Itchin' Like the Dickens!"  We'll talk identification, prevention and natural remedies to alleviate the ITCH!  Herbal Demos include: Natural Mosquito Repellent & After bite treatments - making an ointment, salve or balm.

8/28, Family Fun Film Night – Campground Pavilion
Tonight's Movie: OPEN SEASON I  rated PG
Family Friendly film @ the Campground Pavilion. In case of inclement weather - the movie will be shown inside the Forest Education Center. Please let us know in advance, if you plan to attend. Event may be cancelled for lack of interest otherwise.

8/29, Plant Healers  
Certified Herbalist and Naturalist, Sherrie Bryant will draw attention to some commonly overlooked sources of medicinal plants. Did you know some of these are considered Weeds?  We will take a short walk out to the Pollinator garden and also look at some of the medicinal trees along the Nature Center grounds. Inside will be a brief overview of how various parts of medicinal plants are prepared for herbal medicines. Herbalist demonstrations.

8/30, Happy Birthday Charles Deam!
Join us as we pay tribute to our Park's namesake! Watch a Re-enactment of Deam's appointment as Indiana's First State Forester and learn some history and interesting facts about Charles C. Deam.
Location Information:
Deam Lake State Recreation Area  (View Map)
1217 Deam Lake Rd.
Borden, IN 47106
Phone: (812) 246-5421
Contact Information:
Name: Sherrie Bryant
Phone: 812-258-9763
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