• Goldenseal
  • Black Cohosh
  • Laddy Slipper Orchid
  • Trillium
 

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GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON with Botanical Art Prints!

This year we are thrilled to offer a unique end-of-year fundraiser by sharing the wonderful art of UpS member and botanical sanctuary steward, Shay Herring Clanton.

As we reflect back and look ahead to 2018, our members continued support will help us build the Center for Medicinal Plant Conservation, expand our propagation of woodland medicinals, strengthen our intern program and educational events. Beyond the UpS Botanical Sanctuary, we will continue the momentum of our "Ginseng and Forest Botanicals Symposium" as we publish the proceedings as well as continue the dialogue in the quest for a cohesive and inclusive conservation plan for our treasured medicinal plants.  

These three watercolors are reproduced as the highest quality giclée prints, (acid-free fine art paper). We are offering them in two standard sizes for easy framing. Orders received by Dec. 5th will ship to arrive before Christmas. Price includes shipping.


• FOR YOUR GIFT OF $150

Receive the COMPLETE SET of 11x14” BOTANICAL PRINTS
Plus a gift membership to United Plant Savers

• FOR YOUR GIFT OF $80

Receive the Complete Set of 8x10” Botanical Prints

• FOR YOUR GIFT OF $60

Receive one 11x14” giclée of your choice*

• FOR YOUR GIFT OF $35

Receive a gift membership to United Plant Savers

• Become a lifetime member with a donation of 1,000.00

Thank you to all the Herbal Angels...

FROM THE ARTIST:

My botanical watercolors are always painted from life and from direct experience with the plants. This process of painting demands focus, mental stillness and acute observation. In painting the plants I learn a great deal about them. My paintings are a form of communication with each plant’s unique intelligence. The plants in these watercolors grow in Walker Mountain Botanical Sanctuary, a United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary that we manage on our land in Deerfield, Virginia.

– Shay Herring Clanton

Join United Plant Savers to support ongoing advocacy for at-risk plants, medicinal plant research, and habitat conservation.

*Please send an email to office@unitedplantsavers.org with “holiday print” in the subject line and let us know which piece you want to receive (Ginseng, Trillium, or Goldenseal).

UpS Featured in Latest HerbalGram

"New United Plant Savers Center Seeks to Conserve Medicinal Plants of Appalachia"

www.herbalgram.org | 2017 | Issue 116
Construction of the organization’s new Center for Medicinal Plant Conservation will begin soon. The center, which will be about 1,600 square feet and open to the public, will sit at the entrance of the 379-acre UpS Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. The building will serve as a visitor center, and UpS hopes that it will help attract more visitors to, and ensure the long-term preservation and financial sustainability of, the sanctuary, which is home to many medicinal plant species native to Appalachia. “[This] will be the first public space in the United States to recognize the historical, cultural, and economic significance of native, and in many cases endemic, Appalachian medicinal plants,” wrote Sara Katz, UpS’ board of directors
This story was featured in HerbalGram magazine (download full article) as well as their monthly Herbal eGram for October.

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United Plant Savers recently held The Future of Ginseng and Forest Botanicals Symposium, check out this brief video overview. We will soon be sharing the published symposium proceedings.

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Conservation Through Cultivation:  Forest Grown Verification for the Profitable Production of Medicinal HerbsUSDA CIG (Conservation Innovation Grant) AWARD for 2017 ANNOUNCES: Rural Action, Inc. in partnership with United Plant Savers proposes to establish a regional Forest Grown Verification (FGV) system for commercially significant forest herbs, using a third-party certification structure and species-specific education to build a network of enrolled forest farmers.

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Seeking Nominations

Do you have someone or an organization in mind that you would like to nominate for the Medicinal Plant Conservation Award? If so send an email and tell us why. Nominations should be emailed to office@unitedplantsavers.org


Call for Articles

Time is running out! 
We want to include YOUR article
in the next Journal of Medicinal
Plant Conservation.
Deadline for submissions:
January 10th, 2018
for details click here


Events that Promote the
work and mission of UpS

Florida Herbal Conference
Lake Wales, Florida
February 23th-25th, 2018


2018 DATES ANNOUNCED

United Plant Savers Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program

Spring 2018: Monday, April 30 - Friday, June 8.
Fall 2018: Tuesday, Sept. 4 - Friday, Oct. 12.

Apply Online Now


UpS featured on Al Jazeera - Inside Story - How should plants be protected in a changing world?


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