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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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2016 Spring Seeds for Members: Ramps & Prair…

11-03-2016 Latest News

Don’t Miss Out On Our Annual Seed Opportunity For Members One of the many perks of maintaining your membership with United Plant Savers is being able to participate in our annual SEED and ROOT programs. For this 2016 Spring Seeds for Members, we have chosen Prairie...

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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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Forest Botanicals: Working Together to Build a N…

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...

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Nurturing Your Botanical Sanctuary Workshop

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...

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International raises record donations for United…

13-07-2015 Latest News

This year the international Herb Symposium raised nearly 18,000 dollars for United Plant Savers. It was a plant healers gathering like no other with passionate teachers from around the world sharing among a network of caring participants ready to then disperse and germinate seeds of...

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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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United Plant Savers
Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program

Spring 2016: May 2 - June 3
Fall 2016: Sept 5 - Oct 7
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UPCOMING UNITED PLANT SAVERS EVENTS

Planting the Future
at Seven Arrows Farm

June 18, 2016
Seekonk, MA


APPALACHIAN BEGINNING FOREST FARMING PROGRAM EVENTS

Growing Appalachian
Forest Botanical for Market

June 4, 2016
Pine Mountain, KY
&
June 8, 2016
Quicksand, KY

Growing At-Risk Appalachian Forest Botanicals for Market
featuring Mountain Rose Herbs
June 25, 2016
Rutland, OH


 

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