Publications

The Forest Farmers Handbook

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

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 reintroduction and establishment of new populations of at-risk forest herbs. So, whether you’re interested in earning a supplemental income from ...
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COMPENDIUM: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation - Free PDFs Now Available

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 2 (paperback) ~ OR ~ NEW! Download a FREE PDF Version Below UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume 1 (36.7 MB) UpS ...
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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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