VA Native Plant Society: Medicinal Plants and Other Forest Products


Mary Lee Epps

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

VNPS Jefferson Chapter Meeting: Medicinal Plants and Other Forest Products

Wednesday, October 9th, 7:00-9:00 pm, Education Building at Ivy Creek Natural Area, 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville. 

Steve Krugeris a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech. He will speak about his work using surveys and qualitative interviews to study the Appalachian non-timber forest products, particularly the trade in native medicinal plants. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Steve worked as a public folklorist in North Carolina. He helped produce the Blue Ridge Music Trails Project and documented cultural traditions in the western mountains and along the southeastern coast. Free; all are welcome.

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