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Wild Plant Culture Podcast – Episode 011 – Featuring Susan Leopold

In case you missed it… Wild Plant Culture Podcast – Episode 011 – Dr. Susan Leopold on Rare Medicinal Plants Brought to you by Wild Ridge Plants A conversation with Dr. Susan Leopold, Ethnobotanist and Executive Director of United Plant Savers covering underworld smuggling, anti-viral herbs, parasitic medicinal plants, cannabis, ginseng, and more. Listen Here ...
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Medicinal Plant Conservation Award 2021

This year’s award goes to Penelope Beaudrow of the The Ginkgo Tree and Kina Gegoo Botanical Sanctuary in Cannington, Ontario. Penelope Beaudrow Penelope debuted a wonderful film, ‘For the Love of Medicinal and Native Plants” featuring her journey in created a botanical sanctuary. Furthermore, she helped launch a Sanctuary Dreamers a meetup group for AHG along with Mimi Hernandez to support and encourage those thinking about creating a botanical sanctuary. Her passion to encourage herbalist ...
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International Herb Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities

Hello Plant Savers! We want to share some info about this year’s International Herbal Symposium with our business members and invite you to participate in this dynamic event that has been bringing together plant lovers and herbalists from around the world since 1991.  This year’s virtual conference introduces a new online learning platform that will be available to IHS participants for a full 18-months. There will be over 100 classes representing over 20 countries, with ...
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UpS Presents at Michigan Native Plant Conference

Executive Director, Susan Leopold, was very grateful to be invited to present on behalf of United Plant Savers for the 34th Annual Michigan Native Plant Conference held by the Wildflower Association of Michigan. The topic for Susan’s presentation was: The Underground World of Native Medicinal Plants in Trade in North America  A 6-billion-dollar herbal supplement industry in the US is dependent in part on native medicinal plants that are harvested from the wild in a completely unregulated network of diggers ...
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Announcing the 15th International Herb Symposium

Registration is officially open for the 15th International Herb Symposium. We are currently offering a 50% Early Bird Discount from now through April 30th with coupon code: IHS4FORESTS Please note that due to safety and well-being concerns for participants, the IHS will be hosted online this year, June 10-13, 2021. But no worries… These challenging times present an amazing opportunity through virtual platforms, to connect the international herbal community in a way that has never ...
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