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Programs & Services - American Botanical Council. The American Botanical Council’s vision is that the public makes educated, responsible choices about herbal medicine as an accepted part of healthcare.

Programs & Services - American Botanical Council

ABC supports this vision through its mission to provide science-based and traditional information to promote the responsible use of herbal medicine. ABC serves all populations interested in herbal medicine: the general public, healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, industry, media and government. Consequently, ABC offers a wide variety of programs and services to fulfill its mission and meet the needs of those it serves.

While many of the programs and services are available to the general public, some are a benefit of membership in ABC. To learn more about membership or to join, click here. Continuing Education & Internships Internships ABC currently offers internships for pharmacy, dietetic, botany, horticulture, journalism and marketing students. Other Educational Programs & Services. Seeking ethnobotany internship/work e... - Ethnobotany. Internships. CWIS provides a limited number of internship opportunities in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Olympia, Washington and through Virtual mentorship.

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These internships provide individuals opportunities to gain skills and contribute to research, writing, clinical and administrative activities. Ethnobotany Tours - American Botanical Council. The incredible cattail - The super Wal-Mart of the swamp by Kevin F. Duffy Issue #43. I can think of no other North American plant that is more useful than the cattail.

The incredible cattail - The super Wal-Mart of the swamp by Kevin F. Duffy Issue #43

This wonderful plant is a virtual gold mine of survival utility. It is a four-season food, medicinal, and utility plant. What other plant can boast eight food products, three medicinals, and at least 12 other functional uses? How-to Gather Cattail Leaves for Weaving. Gathering Cattail Leaves–Cattail Rush Information– Copyright 2003, The Wicker Woman®–Cathryn Peters Have you ever wondered about cattail leaves or wanted to know how to gather cattail leaves?

How-to Gather Cattail Leaves for Weaving

Well, here’s an article that just might answer your questions. Enjoy! Cattails. Aside from many food products and medicines, Native Americans used cattails for a variety of types of weaving.

Cattails

The different uses for cattails (Typha latifolia) have been well chronicled in the early historic documents of New England. The incredible cattail. I can think of no other plant that is more useful than the cattail.

the incredible cattail

This plant is a gold mine of survival utility. It is a four-season food, medicinal, and utility plant. Ethnobotany Education and Training Program Information. Ethnobotany, the study of the human-plant physiological relationship, is typically only offered as an undergraduate major.

Ethnobotany Education and Training Program Information

Undergraduate students engage in field research and laboratory studies. Students looking to study ethnobotany at the graduate level might find some courses available as part of a degree program in a related field, such as botany or ecology. Though programs are extremely rare, interested students can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Ethnobotany. While botany encompasses the study of plants and plant evolution, ethnobotany focuses specifically on the human-plant relationship. Programs primarily focus on plant use and evolution throughout ancient and modern times through laboratory studies and field research. Graduate School: A Senior's Torment.

As I mentioned previously I am applying to graduate school this semester to (hopefully) get into a Master's Program.

Graduate School: A Senior's Torment

I'm very interested in continuing my education in Plant Sciences as I feel I have yet to have a chance to fill that during my time here in Kirksville. I have had some courses in plant sciences like Local Flora, etc but I would like to actually spend more time on it because I love it. As you can tell by this blog, I am more interested in the Ethnobotanical side of Plant Biology but there are few programs out there in Ethnobotany. So to get there, I'm going to get my Master's degree to get my foot in the door so maybe one day I may be able to study this field more. But first is applying to graduate school. Ethnobotany/ethnopharmacology graduat... - Ethnobotany. David's post is right on.

ethnobotany/ethnopharmacology graduat... - Ethnobotany

I found the same google search. But, I have some current info for you: I am a student at CSU Fullerton, CA working with Dr. Robert Voeks. Institute for Culture and Ecology. Eric T. Jones PO Box 6688. Portland Ethnobotany Project. Portland Ethnobotany Project Urban wetlands Harvesting willow can help maintain a balanced population of the species and provide culturally important materials.

Portland Ethnobotany Project

Ethnobotanical Leaflets. Ethnobotanical Leaflets Journal Contents Back Issues Book Reviews Research Notes Careers Meetings Botany Resources (List adapted from an SEB Newsletter) NOTES: (1) Contact individuals for specific information about programs. (2) Please address comments about list (e.g., changes or additions) to: Ms. Choosing Natural Health – Exploring the World of Alternative Healthstyles. Centre For International Ethnomedicinal Education and Research. Ethnobotany - Ethnobiology of Europe Research Network. HawaiiEthnobotany. Bachelor degree in Ethnobotany at Frostburg State University. The Ethnobotany program is an interdisciplinary major that allows students to integrate science and culture as a way of understanding human reliance on plants and the environment.

After obtaining a background in plant sciences, biogeography and cultural studies, students choose a track to follow within the major dependent on their particular interest. There are three concentrations within this major: The pharmacological concentration was developed to provide students with the courses necessary to advance in the fields of medicine and herbalism. Students in this track will receive a strong education in chemistry to strengthen their understanding of how the chemical constituents of plants react with the human body. The biogeography concentration allows students to explore the connection between plants and the physical environment.

The cultural perspectives concentration was designed for students with an interest in discovering how culture effects human use of the environment. Incredible Edibles - James Wong. Ethnobotany Program at Frostburg State University. UM-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters. System: UH Manoa to offer ethnobotany degree.

University of Hawaiʻi Contact: HONOLULU — At its monthly meeting held today at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, the UH Board of Regents (BOR) approved the establishment of a Bachelor of Science degree program in Ethnobotany. The program will be the first ethnobotany degree program in the United States and will fulfill a local and national demand that has been steadily growing over the past 15 years. UH Mānoa is currently the leading center for ethnobotanical research in the Pacific. The aim of the program is to become the leading center for ethnobotanical research in the world. Offered by the College of Natural Sciences‘ Department of Botany at UH Mānoa, the program is already in high demand. Ethnobotany is a botanical science focusing on cultural interactions with plants. Ethnobotany in Action. General Learning Objectives - HawaiiEthnobotany. Ntact - James Wong. Ethnobotany. Why Study Anthropology Anthropology involves the study of present and past human culture and biology to better understand the human species.

With diverse but overlapping subfields, including archaeological, biological, sociocultural, linguistic, and applied anthropology (including cultural resource management), anthropology spans the social, behavioral, and natural sciences as well as humanities, providing a strong core to a liberal arts education. Whether studying the diversity of marriage customs in human societies, anatomical changes in the foot during human evolution, biocultural factors contributing to chronic disease, cultural and biological changes surrounding the transition to agriculture, or the origins of language, anthropologists are united in trying to understand who we are, where we come from, and where we are going in the future.

Why Study Anthropology at Fort Lewis College? Ethnobotany. Ethnobotany: Higher Education Courses. The Economic Botany Collection at Kew illustrates the extent of human use of plants around the world. The huge variety of objects ranges from artefacts made from plants, to raw plant materials, including a large collection of wood samples. Institute for Culture and Ecology. Wade Davis, Anthropologist Information, Facts, News, Photos - Anthropology Home Page. Ethnopharmacology. Ethnomedicine is a study or comparison of the traditional medicine practiced by various ethnic groups, and especially by indigenous peoples. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISE International Society for Ethnopharmacology. Ethnobotany - Ethnobiology of Europe Research Network.

Wild Plant Identification eCourse - Wilderness Awareness School. What's In A Rose: Ethnobotany and the Search for Useful Plants: Scientific American Podcast. EARTHQUEST (Canada) for the Environment Canada Ethnobotany Program page field biology jobs adventures Research Expeditions and training biology jobs. Update - now accepting applications for summer, 2014 - so book NOW!! Field Course in Medicinal plant/Ethnobotany of North America.