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

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 2006 to 2010 of those plants that are used as ingredients in herbal products and that are subject to, for ...
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Medicinal Plants

Roberson, E. 2008. Medicinal Plats at Risk. A Native Plant Conservation Campaign Report, completed by the Center For Biological Diversity. BiologicalDiversity.org ...
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2012 Nursery Directory

2012 Nursery Directory

Download our 2012 Nursery Directory (PDF 389 kb) ...
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AHPA Report

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 that are subject to, for at least some part of their market demand, harvest from wild (uncultivated) populations. NEW: Click ...
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Take Action! Guide

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 by UpS Community Grants. The articles include wise and practical advice as well as inspiration ...
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UpS Education Guide

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 a presentation on native medicinal plants. Many pages and sections of the Guide can be copied for use as handouts ...
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Botanical Sanctuary Resource Guide

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 – the building of our Talking Forest Medicine Trail, our caretaking observations, and more. There are practical suggestions for getting ...
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