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Wild Medicine in the Tropics

Saturday, January 20, 2018 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Explore the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory’s A World of Plants to discover plants used for health and wellness.

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Medicinal Plants: Can Utilization and Conservation Coexist?

Many cultures rely on plants for their medicinal value, but great demand at times leads to degradation of these valuable resources. This NYBG Press book by Sheldon, Balick, and Laird examines plant species valued in traditional and contemporary medicine and the ramifications of their over-harvesting.

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