2023 “People, Nature, Footpath” Educational Webinar Series
Each year during the last months of winter, we host an educational webinar series designed to help Trail users gain confidence in spending time on the Superior Hiking Trail, and knowledge about the natural history and ecology of the North Shore.
The webinars are free to attend. Registration is required, and attendees will need to sign up for a free Zoom account in order to attend. To support the Trail and help us cover the cost of producing this series, a donation of $25 is suggested.
Foraging for Mushrooms on the SHT
7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19th
We’ll learn to how to identify some common mushrooms on the Trail — both edible and toxic — how to harvest sustainably, following rules related to foraging on public land, and more.
About the presenter: Ariel Bonkoski is the co-founder of the Lake Superior Mycological Society and owner of Ariel’s Mushroom Co. Ariel is a self-taught mushroom enthusiast from Duluth, Minnesota who has been studying fungi since 2016. She teaches mushroom identification classes across the Midwest, has given presentations for mycological societies all over the country, and has lead forays for numerous events. She also frequently forages on the SHT.
To view webinars from past years, all were recorded and can be viewed on our YouTube channel.
- Superior Hiking Trail 101 with Jo Swanson
- How to Thru-Hike the SHT
- The Superior Hiking Trail Story: A Conversation with Rudi Hargesheimer
- An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to the SHT with Anna Schwartz
- Work Hard, Play Hard: A Working Couple’s Guide to Section Hiking the Superior Hiking Trail
- Naturalizing on the Trail with Dudley Edmondson
- Trail Astronomy on the SHT with AstroBob
Questions? Contact Development and Communications Director Annie Nelson at 218-834-2700 ext. 204 or [email protected].