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REGISTRATION OPEN: The Future of Ginseng and Forest Botanicals

UpS The Future of Ginseng Symposium

This 3-day symposium will provide a forum to bring together a diverse array of stakeholders involved in the management and regulation of forest botanicals in Appalachia, including federal and state agencies, tribal representatives, academics, landowners, collectors, and the herbal products industry.

Spearheaded by United Plant Savers and in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), this symposium is a forum for presenting current research and documenting critical new information about the conservation, cultivation, and commerce of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) and other Appalachian forest botanicals. The symposium will also include a poster session. Proceedings of the symposium will be published online on the United Plant Savers website.

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Special conference rates are available at the Waterfront Place Hotel.
The conference room rate is $124.00. They will honor government rate of $102.00 if asked.

IMPORTANT INFO FOR BOOKING ROOMS:
Please call the reservation line for Marriot and mention that you are booking for the Waterfront Hotel in Morgantown, WV.
1-800-630-2594 is the best number to call.
Event name: United Plants 2017 | Room code: Up1A

If you have any problems booking your room, please contact office@unitedplantsavers.org or call Susan directly 703-667-0208.

Thank you for helping us build the Center for Medicinal Plant Conservation

Stand Up for Sustainable Appalachian Medicine & Become a Permanent Part of the UpS Botanical Sanctuary

United Plant Savers is proud to announce the capital campaign for our long awaited Educational & Research Center. With your donation and participation, you will be an integral part of this incredibly important center for plant conservation and medicinal plant preservation.

Join us for The Roadmap Climate Challenge:

The CrowdRise Earth Day Roadmap Climate Challenge is the biggest fundraising opportunity this Earth Day with up to $300,000 in prize money for non-profit organizations. Simply put, it is a capacity building and fundraising competition for climate, conservation, environmental and related non-profit organizations. The four-week Challenge runs from Thursday, April 20th at 12 pm ET through Thursday, May 18th at 1:59:59 pm ET and $300,000 in prize money, with grand prizes ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, will be given away to participating charities. 

What for?

Our future forests are our best solution for climate resilience – trees are medicine for planet Earth and we are saving the forest by redefining its value! Help United Plant Savers save the medicine of the forests and revive cultural traditions in the Appalachian region! When you support this

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Upcoming Events

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June 9th – 11, 2017
Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts
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And just a short drive away
while you're in the region...

Humoural Temperaments
for Mongrel Herbalists -
with Jim McDonald
August 13 & 14
at Echo Valley Farm, Onatario, WI
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The 30th Anniversary Celebration Of The New England Women’s Herbal Conference

August 25 ~ 27, 2017
Camp Wicosuta located in Hebron, NH

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Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program

Applications are now being accepted for 2017!

Spring 2017:
Mon. May 1 - Fri. June 9th
Fall 2017:
Tue. Sept. 5 - Fri. Oct. 13

More Information Apply


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Tel. (740) 742-3455
Email: office@UnitedPlantSavers.org

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