Ephemeral Blooms in Burnet Woods


From 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Join the Lloyd Library and Museum and Dr. Rama Kasturi for a spring excursion in Burnet Woods. Dr. Kasturi will lead the group through the park and its trails identifying blooming flower species and trees and explaining the various healthful benefits of nature.

Reservations required for this free event. Meet at Brookline Ave entrance. In compliance with COVID-19 safety practices, space is limited.

Dr. Rama Kasturi grew up in India immersed in the Ayurvedic traditions of herbal medicine with a grandfather who compounded natural pharmaceuticals. She has a PhD in biochemistry, has taught medical pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati, and has expertise in the field of North American botany. A breast cancer survivor who focuses on the healing power of nature, she attributes daily walks with her rescue dogs on the wooded trails of her neighborhood park with helping her regain robust physical, mental, and spiritual health. Self-described as an accidental artist, her book Four Seasons in Burnet Woods depicts her journey of healing through her nature photography.