Department of Fish and Wildlife
Learn About Herbal Remedies For Bug Bites, Poison Ivy And More At The Salato Center July 31
Join herbalist Katie Clark for an afternoon exploring the benefits of medicinal plants at the Salato Wildlife Education Center from 1 – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 31. Learn about natural remedies for bug bites and poison ivy, and discover other ways plants can help us in our daily lives. All participants will learn how to make their own teas, poultices, tinctures and salves. The cost of the program is $15. Pre-registration is required.
The Salato Center has a variety of native animals for the public to see, including a black bear, an eagle, bobcats, elk, deer, bison, snakes and fish. The center has numerous indoor exhibits and miles of hiking trails open to the public. Fishing is available at two lakes. While some programs may require a registration fee, general admission to the Salato Center is free.
To register for a program, or to learn more about the Salato Center, call 1-800-858-1549, ext. 4445, or go online to fw.ky.gov. The Salato Center, operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is located at the department’s headquarters at #1 Sportsman’s Lane (formerly #1 Game Farm Road), off U.S. 60 in Frankfort, 1.5 miles west of U.S. 127. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The center is closed Sundays, Mondays and state holidays.