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Planting the Future: Medicinal Plant Conservati…

26-10-2016 Latest News

Save the Date! In 2013, United Plant Savers had an amazing event at the beautiful 8,569 acre Kickapoo Valley Reserve located between the villages of La Farge and Ontario in southwestern Wisconsin. Join us again in 2017, we will be back at Kickapoo with an amazing day...

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UpS Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Pro…

24-10-2016 Latest News

2017 Dates Announced for the Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program Hard Working? Motivated to learn about medicinal plants? Want an opportunity to live and work on United Plant Savers' 360-acre Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Ohio? Participants work 30 hours/week doing a variety of medicinal plant conservation...

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: The Future of Ginseng and Fo…

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...

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2016 Goldenseal Roots - Members Only Sale

29-08-2016 Latest News

Dear Members, 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...

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TRAFFIC Bulletin Article

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...

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Sanctity of Sanctuary Streaming Event for Member…

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...

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Leaf People adopts Hawaiian Sandalwood

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...

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UpS Helps Kick Off Forest Grown Program

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...

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UpS Helps Send Kids to Summer Sassafras Camp

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...

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Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine

Community Herbalist Programs 2013-2014
This path is good for folks who would like to take care of them selves, families and friends with herbs in their bioregion. It focuses on philosophy of vitalism in herbalism, application of bioregional medicinals in the garden and field, and making potent herbal remedies.
Fall Program: Runs Sept 2013- May 2014 After the first weekend of classes in September it continues to meet weekly on Thursdays from 5-9PM. In the spring there will be additional weekend classes for in depth study of botany and plant walks.Slower paced for local participants. Schedule through March is up here Early Registration Ends Aug 15
Spring: Runs Jan-May 2014. The first weekend of classes is Jan 17. Classes meet bimonthly Fri late afternoon, Sat 10-5 and Sun 10-5. This is a more intensive study that is good for folks coming in from out of town or locally for those that would prefer a weekend schedule. Complete schedule will be posted by Sept 1
Early Registration Ends Dec 15

Clinical Program 2014
The Clinical Program at the Wildflower School combines the nuts and bolts of the Community Program with an additional 200 hours in herbal training to further your path as a practitioner. It requires choosing either the Fall or Spring Section of the Community Program. Upon completion of this training, you will go on to have specialized track classes, clinical theaters, case studies, and more. We welcome practitioners with prior training and the proper prerequisites to test out of the community program if they want to further their knowledge. Contact us for more information. The schedule for this program runs concurrent to the community program, on weekdays and evenings beginning in March, but the bulk will be completed June-Dec. Complete schedule thru June will be posted by Oct 1 and for the rest of 2014 by January 1 2014.

http://www.wildflowerherbschool.com ~ P.O. Box 4520, Austin, TX 78765

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