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Janelle Allen has been a Biology professor at Miami University since 2002. During this time, she has taught more than 20 different courses. Allen is of Cherokee-European American ancestry and is looking forward to drawing upon her ancestry to lead these workshops.


Foraging was a major part of native life. Learn basic foraging techniques and ways to preserve finds for future use. 


Free events | No RSVP required, except for Herbarium Series.

Due to a combination of personal issues and anticipated weather complications, The Conservatory is moving the Foraging and Preservation Learn it at Lunch Program from Wednesday 1/25 to Friday 1/27 at noon. Please attend in person or via zoom at the following link. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility.

Questions? Email Jennifer Davit at