Published On: Tue, Feb 8th, 2011

Sequoyah Museum hosting Invasive Plant Lecture

VONORE, Tenn. – The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, located in Vonore, Tenn., is hosting a free lecture on Sunday, Feb. 20 with Interpretive naturalist, storyteller, and wild crafter Ila Hatter and Avi Askey, owner of the Overhill Gardens.  The lecture starts at 2pm and will help kick off the 3rd Annual TN Invasive Plants Awareness Week.

Ila Hatter

Ila Hatter is an interpretive naturalist, artist, storyteller, and wild crafter with more than 30 years experience teaching the cultural heritage of native plants.  Ila is publisher of “Roadside Rambles”, a wild foods cookbook, and a video series: “Wild Edibles and Medicinals of Southern Appalachia and Mountain Kitchen”.  She hosted three Folkways programs for PBS/UNC-TV, and has appeared on CNN, Turner/South, RFDTV, and A&E.

Also joining Ila Hatter will be Avi Askey, of the Overhill Gardens, who will be lecturing on the removal of invasive plants.

Info: Sequoyah Birthplace Museum (423) 884-6246. Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is located at 576 Hwy. 360 in Vonore. 

–  Source: Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

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