20-09-2016 Latest News
The Future of American Ginseng and Appalachian Forest Botanicals Symposium
CONSERVATION • CULTIVATION • COMMERCE
July 12-14, 2017
Morgantown, West Virginia (Waterfront Place Hotel)
This symposium, spearheaded by United Plant Savers and in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is a forum for presenting current research and documenting...Read more
29-08-2016 Latest News
Its time to order your Fall roots!
Click on the link below to order your Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) roots, while supplies last, to plant in your gardens and woodlots.
We will be packing and shipping the first week in October so be prepared to plant...Read more
17-05-2016 Latest News
Read Forest-Grown Ginseng Verification Programme Addresses Illegal Trade, by our own Susan Leopold and Alison Ormsby, University of North Carolina Asheville, featured in this month's TRAFFIC Bulletin.
The TRAFFIC Bulletin is a publication of TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, which is the leading non-governmental organization...Read more
23-02-2016 Latest News
In honor of our March Membership Month, and as a special thank you to our members, we wanted to share the movie Sanctity of Sanctuary featuring Paul Strauss Equinox farm. The true story and documentary highlights how the United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary came into...Read more
02-12-2015 Latest News
Native Hawaiian Sandalwood is extremely vulnerable to overharvesting and risk of extinction due to the fact that it takes more that 40 years to mature, and harvesting involves taking the entire tree. Furthermore the sandalwood tree is a hemi-parasite species meaning that it needs to...Read more
01-12-2015 Latest News
Forest Botanicals: Working Together to Build a New Supply Chain was a “first of its kind” event that United Plant Savers held in November with support from Mountain Rose Herbs, Penn State, PCO and Virginia Tech.
How much longer can the ecosystem support the constant wild...Read more
24-08-2015 Latest News
Sassafras Camp adjacent to the Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary is an outdoor nature and arts camp focused on environmental and ecological education, theater, yoga, art, music, games, and play. 2015 highlights were studying macroinvertebrates and water quality, medicinal plant study and salve making, arrowhead class, Native...Read more
29-07-2015 Latest News
PRINT OUT EVENT FLYER
United Plant Savers is excited to co-sponsor this event specific for those who are actively engaged in stewardship of forest botanicals. UpS supports the efforts of forest grown botanicals as a critical component of conservation of at-risk native medicinal plants many of...Read more
16-07-2015 Latest News
October 1-2, 2015Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio, USA
Through the generous support of New Chapter we are thrilled to be offering this two-day workshop to those who are current Botanical Sanctuary Network members and Sacred Seed Garden members.
This is an opportunity for members of these two networks...Read more