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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

Forest Botanicals

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

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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

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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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Mountain Rose Herbs

01-05-2015 Latest News

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A wonderful arrangement that formed from our summit: Mountain Rose is the first company to now sell Forest Verified ginseng with 5% of the proceeds being donated to United Plant Savers   Why is this root so special? We are proud to offer the first Certified Forest...

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UpS Provides Cost Sharing for Ginseng

30-04-2015 Latest News

Forest Grown

by Lee Rinehart, Director of Education & Outreach, Pennsylvania Certified Organic Sustainable harvesting of wild-grown medicinal plants is becoming a major concern to reduce the threat to forest plant biodiversity. Wild ecologies can be fragile, and given the demand for medicinal plants, the industry is looking...

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Call for Articles: 2016 Journal of Medicinal Pla…

06-11-2014 Latest News

2015 Journal Spring Call

Dear Friends and Members of United Plant Savers, 

The time has come to collect new articles for our annual Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation, to be published in Spring 2016. We invite all of our members and supporters to tell their stories and share their...

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Planting the Future: Stewardship of Sanctuary, O…

05-11-2014 Latest News

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OCTOBER 4, 2014 RUTLAND, OH The weather was literally 20 degrees warmer with full sun the day before our big event at the Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. We were still in set up mode the evening before as the grumpy cumulus clouds...

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United Plant Savers and Sacred Seeds join forces…

29-10-2014 Latest News

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OCTOBER 2014, FRONT ROYAL, VA Susan Leopold, Executive Director, United Plant Savers United Plant Savers is thrilled to announce our merger with Sacred Seeds. Sacred Seeds is a global network of sanctuaries preserving biodiversity and plant knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused...

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Herbalismo Special

Help UpS celebrate 20 years in 2014 of working hard towards spreading awareness of native medicinal plant conservation by joining UpS. Membership fees support the vital work of UpS and help us inform those that care about what is going on through our journal and outreach ~ the healing herbs and all the folks behind the scenes at United Plant Savers thank you.

United Plant Savers is offering a special membership for herbalismo participants, with 10 dollars off, a $25.00 membership can be purchased for a limited time via our donation button below. Your membership will include our annual Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation, discounts to various herbal events and conferences, and information about our spring seeds and fall roots programs.

If paying with paypal please click on the donation button below, then enter the amount of the donation for the cost of membership ($25.00) for individual. You can in addition purchase a gift membership at this price as the holiday season approaches, what a great idea for a plant loving friend! To do so please email us the name, email, and mailing address for the gift membership to office@unitedplantsavers.org to let us know your purchase is for a gift membership, if sending us a check by mail just include the information with the check. On our home page you can download and print the gift membership certificate that you can then fill out, we will mail the confirmation to the person who purchases the gift membership as to not spoil the surprise.


If you are paying by check please include the information above with your check and send to:
UNITED PLANT SAVERS : PO Box 776, Athens, OH 45701

Once your membership has been purchased you will receive a welcome letter via both email and regular mail.


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PO Box 147, Rutland, OH 45775
Tel. (740) 742-3455
Email: office@UnitedPlantSavers.org



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