RANGELEY – The Sunday Nature Program at Orgonon on Dodge Pond Road will feature Corinne Martin on “Medicinal Plants” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6.

Martin is a clinical herbalist, amateur naturalist, author and full-time faculty member at USM’s College of Nursing. She has interests in and commitment to the identification, preservation and use of medicinal plants.

Martin has worked with wild medicinal plants for 22 years in Maine. She offers herb walks, lectures, slide discussions and individual consultations and is a regular contributor to “People, Place and Plants” magazine as well as other publications.

Participants will meet at the outdoor classroom on the Orgonon property. Drive/walk up the road to the museum. The outdoor classroom is on the right of the trail marked “tomb.” Dress appropriately for a woods/field walk and the weather and bring water and insect repellent.

The observatory building details the life and work of physician/scientist Wilhelm Reich, whose interest in the natural environment led to the introduction of the natural science program in 1989. The observatory is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday in July and August, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays in September. The adult admission fee is $6; children 12 and under, free.

All the Sunday nature programs are free.


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