The Forest Farmers Handbook by Rural Action and UpS – Free PDF Now Available

The Forest Farmers Handbook

A Beginners Guide to Growing and Marketing At-Risk Forest Herbs If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in forest farming. And if not, perhaps you should be—forest farming can provide economic opportunities to the forest landowner or land steward while also providing significant environmental benefits, such as preserving forest cover and enhancing biodiversity through the …

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COMPENDIUM: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation – Free PDFs Now Available

This is United Plant Savers’ complete collection of The Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation. In honor of the organization’s 25th anniversary, we have published all twenty issues together in two volumes. Click below to order individual volumes in paperback on Amazon.com UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume 1 (paperback) UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume …

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Tonnage Surveys of Select North American Wild-Harvested Plants, 2006–2010

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Tonnage Surveys of Select North American  Wild-Harvested Plants, 2006–2010 This report presents the findings of surveys conducted by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) to quantify an nual harvests of certain North American herbs in commerce. The specific focus of thes e surveys was on the h arvests in each of the five years from …

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Medicinal Plants

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Roberson, E. 2008. Medicinal Plats at Risk. A Native Plant Conservation Campaign Report, completed by the Center For Biological Diversity. BiologicalDiversity.org

AHPA Report

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This report presents the findings of the fifth survey conducted by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) to quantify annual harvests of certain North American herbs in commerce. The specific focus of the current survey was on harvests in 2004 and in 2005 of those plants that are used as ingredients in herbal products and …

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Take Action! Guide

Grassroots activism is the heart of United Plant Savers’ impact on communities of plants and people. Take Action! is full of great examples of projects that can benefit the plants and their habitat: Creating a Medicine Trail, Plant Rescues, Growing a Medicinal Herb Garden and Plant Monitoring Projects plus stories about many interesting projects funded …

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UpS Education Guide

The Education Guide is intended to provide both curriculum information on the “At Risk” plants and sustainable use of medicinal herbs generally as well as valuable advice on event planning from a garden club talk to a Planting the Future-type conference. In short, the Education Guide is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in giving …

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Botanical Sanctuary Resource Guide

The Resource Guide is a comprehensive collection of articles and listings of supportive publications, organizations and agencies to assist stewards of healing plants. The first part of the Guide features sections on What Sanctuary Means, including examples of different Sanctuaries and sample BSN applications. The next section is devoted to UpS’s Goldenseal Sanctuary in Ohio …

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