Plant & Herb Walks?
What do you think of adding Plant and Herb Walks in the forests to Bards In The Woods Events? Despite my lifelong interest in plants and herbs, and even qualifications in souch things, I'm currently a sieve in knowledge of such things right now. If I had kept up gathering more plants and making preparations like I once did, then it would all still be familiar to me today. That aside, I think Plant and Herb Walks would be wonderful, but the first thing is to have some of you with plants knowledge and experience to volunteer to facilitate these walks in Ireland? For some people the obstacle may be getting paid for services. A herbalist or botanist holding a workshop in a house or meeting room does command between €50 and up to €200 for a day's workshop. Taking this out to a Public Forest a facilitator would expect to charge and earn similar fees per person. Unfortunately, this does get into the attention of Coillte who have their own scale of permit and licence fees plus extra i