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Program #1, 2017: Sourcing Native Appalachian Medicinal Forest Plants

The Allegheny Mountain Woodland Association invites you to attend its first program of 2017, The Roots of Appalachia: Sourcing Natititive Appalachian Medicinal Forest Plants. This program is open for registration until May 10. Please review the attached PDF file -Medicinal Forest Plants - for more information and a registration form.

Location: Ebensburg Borough Building, 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA. The outdoor session will take place at a nearby woodlot.

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Schedule: Morning (classroom) Program - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM; Lunch - Noon to 1:00 PM; Afternoon (outdoor) Program - 1:00 to 3:30 PM

Cost: $20 (AMWA members - $15)

Lunch: Pizza will be served (included in registration fee)

Refreshments: Coffee and snacks will be available during the morning session.

More information: Call 472-8560 (Noll’s Forestry). Morning of the program call 244-1898

Presenter: Eric Burkhart, PhD, an ethnobotanist interested in the husbandry, conservation and quality in native Appalachian medicinal forest plants. His work is focused on developing sustainable medicinalcrop management and production systems in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region through agroforestry and plant husbandry practices.

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