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2016 Spring Seeds for Members: Ramps & Prair…

11-03-2016 Latest News

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Trillium Center and BLD Farm, Conneaut, Ohio

Looks like we are expecting a sunny day for the plant walk - wear sunscreen or a hat if you are sensitive to the sun!

Work party on the weekend of June 21-22 is still looking for volunteers. See the info below!


 

Plant Walk
June 14 – 4 -5:30 PM
Ever wonder what that weed is growing in your back yard, or that flower that blooms deep in the woods in the spring? Learn to identify plants and trees at the monthly plant walk led by herbalist and community health educator, Leah Wolfe, MPH. She will point out wild edible plants, plants that have a history of being used medicinally, along with folklore and some of the latest science on the wild things growing around us. Cost $10. Dress for outdoors.


Serpentine Project Plant Study Group
June 15, 4-6 PM
The Serpentine Project is a monthly study group that allows participants to learn about plants directly by using their senses, such as taste and smell. Cost $10 – includes a sample of the plant medicine to take home. Read more about the study groups at: www.serpentine-project.org


Alternative Building Technologies: Composting Toilets, Solar Showers, and an Outdoor Kitchen
June 20-22, 10 AM-5 PM
This is a workshop weekend for those interested in our Alternative Building Technologies Program. Join us as we build composting toilets, solar showers, and an outdoor kitchen with a rocket stove.

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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

Brewing with Non-Timber Forest Products
w/ Marc Williams

May 7, 2016
UpS Sanctuary Rutland, Ohio

Birds and Herbs: Forest Walk
May 14, 2016
UpS Sanctuary Rutland, OH

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
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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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