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April Felting with Juneko Martinson

Date
​​April 7, 2018
Time
​10 am- 1 pm
Skill Level
​For all skill levels, ages 12 and older
Fee
​$25
Location​Fort Vancouver Visitor Center​

Space is limited. Please call 360-816-6216 if you would like to attend.

Each kit if for one corsage, but if flowers are made slightly smaller, two flowers may be made and attached to one stem. Each kit contains white fiber and pink for roving, two shades of green and purple for stems.

Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) was identified by Thomas Nuttall, a British botanist and zoologist living in the United Stated between 1808 and 1841. In 1834, Nuttall journeyed to Fort Vancouver with the Wyeth American Expedition. His traveling companion was ornithologist John Kirk Townsend. Pacific Dogwood was among numerous plants and trees introduced to the western world by Nuttall. The bark of dogwood contains quinine and was used for thousands of years by Native Americans to treat fever and stomach ailments.


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