• Goldenseal
  • Black Cohosh
  • Laddy Slipper Orchid
  • Trillium

UpS Winter Spring Crone Poster

Membership Has Its Perks…

Don't miss out on free classes, stickers, and our new limited edition poster!

March Membership
Poster Giveaway

Love this poster? Become a new UpS member or get a friend to join if you are already a member, and you'll each receive your very own copy! The first 100 copies will be signed by the artist, Philippe Grenade. This poster design was inspired by United Plant Savers recent grant to develop standards for growing ramps, ginseng, cohosh, goldenseal and bloodroot. To read more about this program click here.

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.


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.


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.


Poster Giveaway

UpS Winter Spring Crone Poster eblast

Spring into action! Get this amazing poster by joining United Plant Savers. Click here for this and other amazing perks we are offering in honor of our members and the work of UpS. Let's save the plants together... one plant at a time, one conversation at a time — and one member at a time.

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Symposium Proceedings Download

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


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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Email: office@UnitedPlantSavers.org



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